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brash
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
bold or self-confident in a manner that seems disrespectful or tasteless
  • A former stewardess, Barbara Wiggin was a brash, backslapping redhead; Mr. Wiggin called her "Barb," which was how she introduced herself in various charity-inspired phone calls.
    p. 118.1
  • Among the older members of the congregation—with whom the jocular Captain Wiggin and his brash wife were not an overnight success—there was a stewing anger, apparent in their frowns and scowls, as if the shameful pageant they had just witnessed were the rector's idea of something "modern."
    p. 232.2

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