brainchild
noun Date: 1628 a product of one's creative imagination

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  • brainchild — brain‧child [ˈbreɪntʆaɪld] noun [singular] an idea, plan, organization etc that someone has thought of, without any help from anyone else: • The business was the brainchild of two college friends. * * * brainchild UK US /ˈbreɪntʃaɪld/ noun [S] ►… …   Financial and business terms

  • brainchild — rainchild n. a product of one s creative thinking and work; as, the project was the brainchild of the director. Syn: inspiration. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brainchild — ► NOUN informal ▪ an idea or invention originated by a specified person …   English terms dictionary

  • brainchild — [brān′chīld΄] n. Informal an idea, plan, etc. regarded as produced by a person s own mental labor …   English World dictionary

  • Brainchild — One s brainchild is an idea or invention that one has thought up or created.As a title, Brainchild can refer to:* Brainchild , a children s quiz show on BBC television in the 1970s, presented by John Craven * Brainchild , a 1981 novel by Andrew… …   Wikipedia

  • brainchild — 1. n. someone’s good idea viewed as an offspring of the brain. □ Is this your brainchild? It won’t work. □ Listen to this. It’s my best brainchild. 2. n. a person who has good ideas. □ The boss’s new brainchild seems to have gone dry …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • brainchild — brain|child [ˈbreıntʃaıld] n [singular] an idea, plan, organization etc that someone has thought of without any help from anyone else brainchild of ▪ The festival was the brainchild of Reeves …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brainchild — [[t]bre͟ɪntʃaɪld[/t]] also brain child N SING: with poss Someone s brainchild is an idea or invention that they have thought up or created. The record was the brainchild of rock star Bob Geldof …   English dictionary

  • brainchild — UK [ˈbreɪnˌtʃaɪld] / US noun [singular] a clever system, organization, or plan that someone thinks of and develops brainchild of: The plan is the brainchild of Divisional Officer Jim Smith …   English dictionary

  • Brainchild — Chartplatzierungen Erklärung der Daten Singles The Orange Theme UK: 43 – 2000 – 2 Wo. Superstring UK: 33 – 2001 – 3 Wo. Matthias Hoffmann ist ein Produzent im im Bereich Trance. Er ist auch unter den Pseudonymen A.C. Boutsen, Brainchild und Dee.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • brainchild — noun /ˈbɹeɪn.tʃaɪld/ A creation, original idea, or innovation, usually used to indicate the originators The entire project was the brainchild of a small group of visionaries …   Wiktionary

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