Definitions

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  • noun The characteristic of being brash.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the trait of being rash and hasty
  • noun tasteless showiness

Etymologies

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brash +‎ -ness

Examples

  • I have no idea what you're talking about, Angus ... but your brashness is always fun.

    McCain passes the ABR test

  • But whereas other hip-hop stars tend to wear labels as an exercise in brashness and bling, West exudes a sense of refined taste.

    Kanye West: Mister Perfection is stylishly reinventing the rules of rap

  • Their brashness is real enough, but they accept their packaging as the price of being published.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Pink Ghetto

  • Rivera's brashness is less pronounced in real life than it is on TV, and it dissipates even further over time, especially when he's with his family.

    Being Geraldo

  • The brashness is gone; there seems to be more patience, as long as it's not about his other love — horse racing.

    USATODAY.com - No disguising Steinbrenner's interests in winning

  • Rivera's brashness is less pronounced in real life than it is on TV, and it dissipates even further over time, especially when he's with his family.

    Being Geraldo

  • He is famously modest and well behaved, especially for an athlete from a country that has made a national virtue out of what is politely called "brashness" -- he claims, in fact, not even to keep track of how many world records he holds.

    Firing The Thorpedo

  • There's also a notable kitsch factor about the place -- the trashy menu, the lowbrow drink selection (Mad Dog and brands of beer you swore you'd never drink again), the neon band-logo signage and the retro tuneage -- that has prompted some detractors to grumble that the brashness is a little

    Westword | Complete Issue

  • There's also a notable kitsch factor about the place -- the trashy menu, the lowbrow drink selection (Mad Dog and brands of beer you swore you'd never drink again), the neon band-logo signage and the retro tuneage -- that has prompted some detractors to grumble that the brashness is a little

    Westword | Complete Issue

  • There's also a notable kitsch factor about the place -- the trashy menu, the lowbrow drink selection (Mad Dog and brands of beer you swore you'd never drink again), the neon band-logo signage and the retro tuneage -- that has prompted some detractors to grumble that the brashness is a little

    Westword | Complete Issue

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