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rashnoun

uk   us   /ræʃ/

rash noun (SKIN CONDITION)

C2 [C or U] a lot of small red spots on the skin: I've got an itchy rash all over my chest. He came out/up in a rash after he fell in a patch of nettles. If you stay in the sun too long you'll get (a) heat rash.

rash noun (LARGE NUMBER)

a rash of sth a large number of unpleasant events of the same type: There has been a rash of robberies/accidents/complaints in the last two months.

rashadjective

uk   us   /ræʃ/
C2 careless or unwise, without thought for what might happen or result: That was a rash decision - you didn't think about the costs involved. [+ to infinitive] I think it was a bit rash of them to get married when they'd only known each other for a few weeks.
rashly
adverb uk   us   /ˈræʃ.li/
rashness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈræʃ.nəs/
In a moment of rashness, I agreed to do a parachute jump for charity.
Translations of “rash”
in Arabic طَفَح جِلْدي…
in Korean 뾰루지…
in Malaysian terburu-buru…
in French imprudent…
in Turkish kızartı, isilik, kurdeşen…
in Italian eruzione cutanea…
in Chinese (Traditional) 皮膚狀況, 皮疹,疹子…
in Russian сыпь…
in Polish wysypka…
in Vietnamese hấp tấp…
in Spanish imprudente…
in Portuguese erupção cutânea, brotoeja…
in Thai หุนหันพลันแล่น…
in German unbesonnen…
in Catalan borradura, erupció…
in Japanese 発疹…
in Indonesian kurang pikir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 皮肤状况, 皮疹,疹子…
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