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brashadjective

uk   us   /bræʃ/ disapproving
(of ​people) ​showing too much ​confidence and too little ​respect: a brash ​youngbanker (of ​clothes) too ​bright and ​colourful: Don't you ​think that suit's a ​bit brash for a ​funeral?
brashness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈbræʃ.nəs/
(Definition of brash from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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brashadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /bræʃ/
having a lot of ​energy and the ​confidence to ​succeed, and not having much ​respect for ​others or ​worrying about ​theirfeelings: His ​lawyer was brash, ​arrogant, and egocentric, but he usually ​won his ​cases. In ​fashion, brash can ​meanenergetic and ​full of new ​ideas: a ​designerknown for his brash and ​innovativestyle
(Definition of brash from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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