(noun, adjective, verb)


1. acting too quickly without considering the risks; not careful.

- do something rash that he will forever repent

Similar word(s): imprudent

2. marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

- a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest

Similar word(s): bold, foolhardy, heady, reckless

Sentences with rash as an adjective:

- rash words spoken in the heat of debate


1. any red eruption of the skin

Similar word(s): efflorescence, roseola

Definition categories: state, eruption

2. a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences

- a rash of bank robberies

Similar word(s): blizzard

Definition categories: group, series

Sentences with rash as a noun:

- There has been a rash of vandalism lately.


1. (obsolete) To prepare with haste.

2. To pull off or pluck violently.

3. To slash; to hack; to slice.