brain-picker
noun see brain-picking

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  • brain-picking — brain picker, n. /brayn pik ing/, n. Informal. the act of obtaining information or ideas by questioning another person. [1950 55; from the v. phrase pick someone s brains; see ING1] …   Useful english dictionary

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