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(used of an ill-mannered child) impolitely unruly

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And acting like a world-class weenie is the only way he knows how to get it right now--even if it means you have to take the brunt of his brattiness.
'Cool' teenagers with exaggerated facial features and stumpy bodies that remove the danger of real-life comparisons, the Bratz reflected the fashions and brattiness of teen TV stars, who were already idols, particularly in the US.
"Every parent goes through problems and difficulties and brattiness and where to draw the line.
He encounters greed and gluttony and all sorts of brattiness and, in the end, is awarded the factory by virtue of his integrity.
(28) Even though they try to put a good spin on such findings, and say such brattiness is not a sign of "emotional maladjustment", any teacher or parent will tell you otherwise.
It is true that the Left can be priggish, whiny and tone-deaf to human nature - "as if," she writes, "America's problem were moral deficiency, rather than a declining standard of living or an increasingly repressive culture." True too that the Right's "language of freedom" can seem refreshingly candid in contrast, but this range of political options leaves a Hobson's choice between bad-boy brattiness and fascist chic.
So this combination of brattiness and innocence is something that I found very endearing".
But it's the earlier, quieter moments in which the duo really excel, recalling their other movies, both together and separately, in which they've charmingly melded brattiness and spunkiness to carve screen careers.
Let her brattiness be her problem, not your problem.
Brattiness doesn't last, a little voice said, but great paintings do--and thus another fine upstart went astray.
Along the same lines, Angelica (Cheryl Chase) finds a role model for narcissistic obnoxiousness in Debbie Thornberry (Danielle Harris), an Olympic-caliber teenage pill who's actually able to teach her junior version a lesson or two about maximal brattiness.
Nearly two millennia later, the extreme brattiness of perfect blonde cheerleader and high school status queen Jessica Spencer (Rachel McAdams) is observed in a series of casual cruelties practiced on various geeks and proles.