Definition of brash adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//bræʃ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//bræʃ//
    (disapproving) Describing unpleasant traits
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  1. 1confident in an aggressive way Beneath his brash exterior, he's still a little boy inside. See related entries: Describing unpleasant traits
  2. 2(of things and places) too bright or too noisy in a way that is not attractive It was real gold but it still looked brash and cheap.
  3. Word Originearly 19th cent. (originally dialect); perhaps a form of the adjective rash.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: brash