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



BrE BrE//ræʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ræʃ//
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(of people or their actions) doing something that may not be sensible without first thinking about the possible results; done in this way synonym reckless a rash young man rash (to do something) It would be rash to assume that everyone will agree with you on this. Think twice before doing anything rash. This is what happens when you make rash decisions. Word Originadjective late Middle English (also in Scots and northern English in the sense ‘nimble, eager’): of Germanic origin; related to German rasch.
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