brashy [brash-ee] ExamplesWord Origin adjective, brash·i·er, brash·i·est.
- Scot. and North England Dialect. .
Origin of brashy First recorded in 1795–1805;+ 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 lower limbs are brashy and bare of bark, and the ones above are leafless and gnarled, although alive.
The ground was brashy and very poor, and consequently I determined to clear the boxes and put the whole of the manure upon it.
British Dictionary definitions for brashy brashy adjective brashier or brashiest
- loosely fragmented; rubbishy
- (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