Definition of Brattish

1. Adjective. (used of an ill-mannered child) impolitely unruly.

Exact synonyms: Bratty
Similar to: Impolite
Derivative terms: Brat



Definition of Brattish

1. Adjective. Characteristic of a brat; childishly rude and annoying. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brattish

1. brat [adj] - See also: brat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brattish

bratchet
bratchets
bratling
bratlings
bratpack
brats
brattice
bratticed
brattices
bratticing
brattier
brattiest
brattily
brattiness
brattinesses
brattish (current term)
brattishing
brattishings
brattle
brattled
brattles
brattling
bratty
bratva
bratwurst
bratwursts
braunch
braunche
braunched
braunches

Literary usage of Brattish

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1. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Harry Haldane, Oliver Heslop (1894)
"In an open room, such as a kitchen or common living room, a lang-settle was made with a " brattish " at the back to keep off the draught. ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"In an open room, such as a kitchen or common living room, a lang-settle was made with a " brattish " at the back to keep off the draught. ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... juvenile, puerile (usually in a bad sense), youthful, brattish (contemptuous), kiddish (slang or colloq.); spec, boyish, boylike, girlish, girl-like, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"Cott. respal. А.Ш. f. 14. BRATTICE. A partition. North. brattish. A shelf; also, a seat with a high back. North. ..."

5. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1887)
"Dimin. of Brat, an apron ;: used as a name for clothing in general ; as, " the bit and the brattle," food and clothes,. SV BRAT. brattish ..."

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