Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a brain. Often used in combination.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Furnished with brains: used chiefly in composition: as, crack-brained; harebrained.
  • [Pp. of brain, v.] Having the brains knocked or dashed out; killed by a blow which breaks the skull.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Supplied with brains.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having a particular kind or brain, as described by the word with which this term is combined, usually figuratively.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of brain.

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Examples

  • Since the Kennedy cousin brained Martha Moxley with a five iron, I propose that we outlaw golf.

    Golfing With A Shotgun

  • Since the Kennedy cousin brained Martha Moxley with a five iron, I propose that we outlaw golf.

    Golfing With A Shotgun

  • They gods needed to achieve their goals, and if high-level "brained" individuals were allowed in these positions they would do what was in their self-interest and that woudl be the best job in the capacity entrusted to them.

    Blogstipation Is A Bitch (And So Am I)

  • They gods needed to achieve their goals, and if high-level "brained" individuals were allowed in these positions they would do what was in their self-interest and that woudl be the best job in the capacity entrusted to them.

    Our Dirty Little Secrets

  • "I was raised in a country where they took fools out an 'brained 'em with an axe.

    The Trail of the White Mule

  • Carrie also let me know that using "brained" to mean "hit in the head" dates back to Shakespeare times ( "Zounds, an I were now by this rascal, I could brain him with his lady's fan.",

    Dinosaur Comics

  • Carrie also let me know that using "brained" to mean "hit in the head" dates back to Shakespeare times ( "Zounds, an I were now by this rascal, I could brain him with his lady's fan.",

    Dinosaur Comics

  • Carrie also let me know that using "brained" to mean "hit in the head" dates back to Shakespeare times ( "Zounds, an I were now by this rascal, I could brain him with his lady's fan.",

    Dinosaur Comics

  • I would add a seventh, some senior officer will always come up with a bollock brained new scheme to get themselves promoted at the expense of common sense.

    Life, Death and Taxes. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Having a hair brained story along those lines doesn't allow us to escape, it brings us crashing back down into reality.

    Retailer James Sime on Marvel, Diamond’s handling of Cap #600 | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

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