Brashness



impertinent; impudent; tactless:
a brash young man.
hasty; rash; impetuous.
energetic or highly spirited, especially in an irreverent way; zesty:
a brash new musical.
(used especially of wood) brittle.
a pile or stack of loose fragments or debris, as of rocks or hedge clippings.
brash ice.
Pathology, heartburn (def 1).
Scot. and North England Dialect.

a sudden shower or burst of rain.
any sudden, minor sickness or indisposition, especially of the digestive tract.
an assault; attack.

Contemporary Examples

Lush Places: The Scotland of India Tunku Varadarajan March 24, 2014
Elsa Maxwell, the Kingmaker Mark Braude October 31, 2012

Historical Examples

The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him Paul Leicester Ford
A Pagan of the Hills Charles Neville Buck
Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison
The Last Shot Frederick Palmer

adjective
tastelessly or offensively loud, showy, or bold
hasty; rash
impudent
noun
loose rubbish, such as broken rock, hedge clippings, etc; debris
noun
(pathol) another name for heartburn
adj.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Brasier

    brazier1 . brazier2 . a metal receptacle for holding live coals or other fuel, as for heating a room. a simple cooking device consisting of a container of live coals covered by a grill or thin metal top upon which the food, usually meat, is placed. a person who makes articles of brass. Historical Examples […]

  • Brasiers

    brazier1 . brazier2 . a metal receptacle for holding live coals or other fuel, as for heating a room. a simple cooking device consisting of a container of live coals covered by a grill or thin metal top upon which the food, usually meat, is placed. a person who makes articles of brass. Historical Examples […]



  • Brasil

    Brazil. Historical Examples A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure The History of Louisiana Le Page Du Pratz The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, Volume XIV (of 16) Richard Hakluyt Buffon’s Natural History. Volume VII (of 10) Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon Heath’s Modern Language Series: The Spanish […]

  • Brasilein

    brazilein. a red, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C 16 H 12 O 5 , obtained by the oxidation of brazilin: used chiefly as a dye for wood and textiles. noun a variant spelling of brazilein noun a red crystalline solid obtained by the oxidation of brazilin and used as a dye. Formula: C16H12O5



Disclaimer: Brashness definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.