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English definition of “brash”


adjective [-er/-est only]    /bræʃ/
having a lot of energy and the confidence to succeed , and not having much respect for others or worrying about their feelings : His lawyer was brash, arrogant , and egocentric , but he usually won his cases . In fashion , brash can mean energetic and full of new ideas : a designer known for his brash and innovative style
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