from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by or resulting from ill-considered haste or boldness. See Synonyms at reckless.
- adj. Archaic Quick in producing a strong or marked effect.
- n. A skin eruption.
- n. An outbreak of many instances within a brief period: a rash of burglaries.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. hasty, not careful or considered.
- n. An area of reddened, irritated, and inflamed skin.
- n. A surge in problems; a spate, string or trend
- v. To prepare with haste.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Sudden in action; quick; hasty.
- adj. Requiring sudden action; pressing; urgent.
- adj. Esp., overhasty in counsel or action; precipitate; resolving or entering on a project or measure without due deliberation and caution; opposed to prudent; said of persons.
- adj. Uttered or undertaken with too much haste or too little reflection
- adj. So dry as to fall out of the ear with handling, as corn.
- n. A fine eruption or efflorescence on the body, with little or no elevation.
- n. An inferior kind of silk, or mixture of silk and worsted.
- transitive v. To pull off or pluck violently.
- transitive v. To slash; to hack; to cut; to slice.
- transitive v. To prepare with haste.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Quick; sudden; hasty.
- Hasty in council or action; precipitate; headstrong; impetuous; venturesome: as, a rash statesman or minister; a rash commander.
- Marked by or manifesting inconsiderate haste in speech or action; resulting from temerity or recklessness: as, rash words; rash measures.
- Requiring haste; urgent.
- Synonyms and Enterprising, Foolhardy, etc. (see adventurous), precipitate, hasty, headlong, inconsiderate, careless, heedless. See list under reckless.
- To put together hurriedly; prepare with haste.
- To publish imprudently; blab.
- To cook too rapidly; burn from haste: as, the beef has been rashed in the roasting.
- So ripe or dry as to break or fall readily, as corn from dry straw in handling.
- n. Corn in the straw, so dry as to fall out with handling.
- To tear or slash violently; lacerate; rend; hack; hew; slice.
- Quick, brisk, hot; causing too quick a result: as, a rash fire.
- n. A kind of inferior manufacture of silk or of silk and stuff.
- n. A more or less extensive eruption on the skin.
- n. An obsolete or dialectal form of rush.
- n. A crisp rustle; a crackle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
- n. a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
- n. any red eruption of the skin
- adj. imprudently incurring risk
There have been a rash of sightings and I use the term rash here as a caution to all people to not engage in unprotected sex with workers of the sex industry.
But he is less supportive of what he described as a rash decision to move one of Gary's casinos to fund it.
The inner tart, sequin rash, and my first tiff with James on Strictly Come Dancing
Severe diaper rash is claiming that he converted Horowitz?
Right Wing Dystopia you have to kind excuse diaper-rash-boy see his mother didnt come home and change his diapers for a week now and well that rash is just bugging it bad.
Painful skin rash, called dermatitis herpetiformis
The latest rash is people thinking the Twilight cast is Tweeting the happenings on the New Moon set on Twitter.
I squeezed it between that and buying shoes for Pumpkinpie and buying toothpaste and vitamins and returning that recalled Mother's Day tote bag that Indigo gave me (give your mom the gift of a nasty skin rash!).
Children with measles rash from the vaccine are not contagious to other people.
Babies with a milk allergy can experience a variety of symptoms, such as diarrhea, vomiting, gas, skin rash, wheezing, low or no weight gain or an overall failure to thrive.