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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Perhaps from RASH1

brash

adjective
     
brash
1 behaving too confidently and speaking too loudly - used to show disapproval:
brash journalists
2 a brash building, place, or object attracts attention by being very colourful, large, exciting etc:
The painting was bold, brash, and modern.
brashly adverb
brashness noun [uncountable]
WORD FOCUS: confident WORD FOCUS: confident
confident about your abilities: confident, self-confident, sure of yourself, assured, poised

too confident: overconfident, cocky, brash

not confident: lack confidence, be insecure, be unsure of yourself


See also
confident

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