brashy


brashy

brashy [brash-ee] ExamplesWord Origin adjective, brash·i·er, brash·i·est.

  1. brash.
  2. Scot. and North England Dialect. showery.

Origin of brashy First recorded in 1795–1805; brash + -y1 Related formsbrash·i·ness, noun Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for brashy Historical Examples of brashy

  • Cornbrash, so called from its ‘brashy’ or rubbly nature, an earthy oolite yielding fair land for corn.

    The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3

    Various

  • The lower limbs are brashy and bare of bark, and the ones above are leafless and gnarled, although alive.

    Seven Legs Across the Seas

    Samuel Murray

  • The ground was brashy and very poor, and consequently I determined to clear the boxes and put the whole of the manure upon it.

    Mushroom Culture

    W. Robinson

  • British Dictionary definitions for brashy brashy adjective brashier or brashiest

    1. loosely fragmented; rubbishy
    2. (of timber) brittle

    Derived Formsbrashiness, noun Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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