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Meaning of “rash” in the English Dictionary

"rash" in British English

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rashnoun

uk   us   /ræʃ/
  • rash noun (SKIN CONDITION)

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

rashadjective

uk   us   /ræʃ/
rashly
adverb uk   us   /ˈræʃ.li/
They were ​afraid he might ​act rashly and ​hurt somebody.
rashness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈræʃ.nəs/
In a ​moment of rashness, I ​agreed to go ​skydiving for ​charity.
(Definition of rash from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rash" in American English

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rashadjective

 us   /ræʃ/
  • rash adjective (WITHOUT THOUGHT)

without ​thought for what might ​happen or ​result; ​unwise in ​youractions: a rash ​statement It was rash of them to get ​married so ​quickly.

rashnoun

 us   /ræʃ/
  • rash noun (SKIN CONDITION)

[C] a ​group of ​spots or a ​raisedarea on the ​skin resulting from ​illness or from ​touching a ​harmfulsubstance: an ​itchy rash
  • rash noun (LARGE NUMBER)

[C usually sing] a ​largenumber, esp. of something ​happening in a ​shortperiod of ​time: There’s been a rash of robberies in the ​valley.
(Definition of rash from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rash”
in Korean 뾰루지…
in Arabic طَفَح جِلْدي…
in Malaysian terburu-buru…
in French imprudent…
in Russian сыпь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 皮膚狀況, 皮疹,疹子…
in Italian eruzione cutanea…
in Turkish kızartı, isilik, kurdeşen…
in Polish wysypka…
in Spanish imprudente…
in Vietnamese hấp tấp…
in Portuguese erupção cutânea, brotoeja…
in Thai หุนหันพลันแล่น…
in German unbesonnen…
in Catalan borradura, erupció…
in Japanese 発疹…
in Chinese (Simplified) 皮肤状况, 皮疹,疹子…
in Indonesian kurang pikir…
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