self-assertive in a rude, noisy, or overbearing way:
he could be brash, cocky, and arrogant.
strong, energetic, or irreverent:
I like brash, vibrant flavors.
(of a place or thing) having an ostentatious or tasteless appearance:
the cafe was a brash new building.
a mass of fragments, in particular:
loose broken ice.
, ash, Ashe, bash, brash, cache, calash, cash, clash, crash, dash, encash, flash, gash, gnash, hash, lash, mash, Nash, panache, pash, plash, rash, sash, slash, smash, soutache, splash, stash, thrash, trash
•earbash • kurbash • calabash
•slapdash • pebbledash • balderdash
•spatterdash • backlash • backslash
•whiplash • eyelash • goulash
•newsflash • thunderflash • mishmash
•gatecrash • Midrash • potash
a mass of fragments or debris; a sudden outburst of rain.
Examples: brash of bitter waters, 1856; of hedge clippings; of ice, 1837; of rain, 1849; of twigs; of stone; of wooing, 1724.
A forester's term, meaning to cut off the lower branches of young trees, especially conifers, in plantations.
A foresters' term, meaning to cut off the lower branches of young trees, especially conifers, in plantations.
brittle XVI; rash, impetuous XIX; ‘raw’, showy XX; of unkn. orig.