brattish brattish

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (used of an ill-mannered child) impolitely unruly

Usage(s):

  1. Miss Goddard, a tenderfoot, acts cute and brattish.
  2. Like many an actress whose career has slumped, Evelyn Rudie, 9, known to most folks as TV's brattish Eloise, was in dire need of some new headlines.
  3. Now and then the book carries echoes of Lucky Jim's brattish humor, and Author Amis remains a shrewd, accurate observer of what sociologists call courtship patterns.
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