energetic or highly spirited, especially in an irreverent way; zesty: a brash new musical.
(used especially of wood) brittle.
- brash·ly, adverb
- brash·ness, noun
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How to use brash in a sentence
This was a victory that could only have been won by a political movement with a brashly irrational self-confidence.
He had not started the journey brashly, on impulse, but after debate and discussion with Mandy, his wife.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
At first, I was brashly incredulous, as anyone would be who was mixing and mingling with the colonel in the daily amenities.The King of Arcadia | Francis Lynde
British Dictionary definitions for brash (1 of 3)
tastelessly or offensively loud, showy, or bold
- brashly, adverb
- brashness, noun
British Dictionary definitions for brash (2 of 3)
loose rubbish, such as broken rock, hedge clippings, etc; debris
British Dictionary definitions for brash (3 of 3)
pathol another name for heartburn
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