brashy

[ brash-ee ]
/ ˈbræʃ i /

adjective, brash·i·er, brash·i·est.

Scot. and North England Dialect. showery.

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Origin of brashy

First recorded in 1795–1805; brash + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM brashy

brash·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for brashy

  • Cornbrash, so called from its 'brashy' or rubbly nature, an earthy oolite yielding fair land for corn.

  • The ground was brashy and very poor, and consequently I determined to clear the boxes and put the whole of the manure upon it.

    Mushroom Culture|W. Robinson
  • The lower limbs are brashy and bare of bark, and the ones above are leafless and gnarled, although alive.

British Dictionary definitions for brashy

brashy
/ (ˈbræʃɪ) /

adjective brashier or brashiest

loosely fragmented; rubbishy
(of timber) brittle

Derived forms of brashy

brashiness, noun
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