There are 2 definitions of brash in English:

brash1

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Pronunciation: /braʃ
 
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adjective

1Self-assertive in a rude, noisy, or overbearing way: he was brash, cocky, and arrogant
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  • A noisy, brash American, he never knew he was beaten and gave absolutely everything on every point of every game, no matter how apparently hopeless the cause.
  • For me, Australians are too brash, too cocky, too shallow and too plentiful.
  • Some teenagers are rude, brash and nasty; some are not.
Synonyms
1.1Having an ostentatious or tasteless appearance: the cafe was a brash new building
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  • The piano was transformed from gentle intimacy to huge, brash vulgarity.
  • It's quite brash and flashy, so I'm sure it will be worth exploring.
  • Paris is mostly familiar to Shanghainese from the movies, no doubt appearing sophisticated and genteel in comparison to the brash cityscape mushrooming around them.
Synonyms

Origin

early 19th century (originally dialect); perhaps a form of rash1.

Derivatives

brashly

adverb
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  • These guys have studied every clichéd turn of phrase, whiny affectation and hairdo, and the brashly '80s programming doesn't shuffle the deck enough to hide their derived, contrived strategy.
  • The ‘long-tail effect’, currently making waves from broadcasting to bookselling, is one of those suddenly ubiquitous notions brashly promising a revolution in consumer capitalism.
  • It was a few years later that the decorated building made a last brave stand, Art Deco's Egyptian colonnades and Moderne sunbursts sparkling brashly among dimmer stripped-classical and early modern façades.

brashness

noun
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  • The politeness of the elderly was in marked contrast to the freshness, sometimes brashness, often deliberate, of the young, seen even in their responses to the questionnaire.
  • For I have realized that it is the city's very boldness and brashness that clearly identifies it as truly Chinese.
  • The tree is typically Carioca in its brashness and audacity, but despite the city's fondness for it, Rio is not famed for its yuletide.

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There are 2 definitions of brash in English:

brash2

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Pronunciation: /braʃ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
1Loose broken rock or ice: [as modifier]: brash ice
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  • This image shows icebergs and brash ice along the shore of western Greenland.
  • During the same time, measurements of the brash ice depth and water temperature were made from a Coast Guard icebreaker.
  • A brash ice jam in the South Channel of the St. Clair River was profiled in February 1987 using a helicopter-borne short-pulse radar operating in the UHF band near 500 MHz.
2Clippings from hedges, shrubs, or other plants: cutting up the timber and burning the brash
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  • The operator raises them every 4-5 metres to release the gathered brash.
  • The heather brash - heather which has been cut in the autumn and baled, loaded with seeds - is spread to create a mulch or microclimate, protecting the peat
  • The spreading of heather brash has become a yearly task at the Marsden estate, near Huddersfield, to control erosion which is exacerbated by grazing and trampling.

Origin

late 18th century: of unknown origin.

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