crackbrained
crackbrained crackbrained, Crack-brained Crack"-brained`(-br[=a]nd`), a. Having an impaired intellect; whimsical; extremely foolish; crazy; as, crackbrained notions. --Pope.

Syn: idiotic. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • crackbrained — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ extremely foolish …   English terms dictionary

  • crackbrained — [krak′brānd΄] adj. so senseless or unreasonable as to seem insane; crazy …   English World dictionary

  • crackbrained — mod. stupid; ridiculous. □ I’ve heard enough of your crackbrained schemes. □ One more crackbrained idea and you’re fired …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • crackbrained — crack|brained [ kræk,breınd ] adjective INFORMAL strange and not sensible: another of her crackbrained schemes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crackbrained — UK [ˈkrækˌbreɪnd] / US adjective informal strange and not sensible another of her crackbrained schemes …   English dictionary

  • crackbrained — adjective see crackbrain …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crackbrained — /krak braynd /, adj. foolish, senseless, or insane. [1625 35; CRACKBRAIN + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • crackbrained — adjective idiotic …   Wiktionary

  • crackbrained — adjective informal extremely foolish …   English new terms dictionary

  • crackbrained — adjective insanely irresponsible an idiotic idea • Syn: ↑idiotic • Similar to: ↑insane …   Useful english dictionary

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