brash brash  /b ˈræʃ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) offensively bold

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Poland's brash union organizer stood up to the Kremlin and dealt the Eastern bloc a fatal blow.
  2. In 1917, Ray Kroc was a brash 15-year-old who lied about his age to join the Red Cross as an ambulance driver.
  3. Unlike the brash, straight-talking Okuda or the irresistibly charismatic Cho, Watanabe, who sings in a men's choir, is far more reserved.

News

  1. Maine governor's vulgar remark criticized

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's often-brash Republican governor — who once told the Portland branch of the NAACP to "kiss my butt," called protesters "idiots," referred to government managers as "corrupt" and compared the IRS to the Gestapo — has done it again.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Maine governor makes vulgar remark about lawmaker

    The often-brash governor of Maine used crude language Thursday to express his frustration over the state budget, targeting a Democratic opponent with a sexually vulgar phrase to describe how he is taking advantage of the people.        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Maine gov uses vulgar remark against Dem lawmaker

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The often-brash governor of Maine is at it again, this time using a sexually vulgar phrase to describe how he says a Democratic lawmaker is taking advantage of the people.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "He had a great game against us a few years ago, the USA, and was real brash about it," Bryant said.
    on Aug 1, 2008 By: Kobe Bryant Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  2. "This is a shining example of the brash giveaways to industry we expect to see during the Bush administration's final days, and a new Congress will stand at the ready to use our authority to overturn this and other harmful rules," said Rep....
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Edward Markey Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "They wanted me to be someone I wasn't, on and off the court. That's not who I am. I've never been abrasive or brash," Sampras said. "I just kept it pretty simple, pretty quiet ...... I wasn't going to sell out how I was raised, for more...
    on May 15, 2007 By: Pete Sampras Source: International Herald Tribune

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