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brainstorm

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noun brain·storm \-ˌstȯrm\

Simple Definition of brainstorm

  • : an idea that someone thinks of suddenly

  • : a temporary state of confusion : a period of unclear thinking

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of brainstorm

  1. 1 :  a violent transient fit of insanity

  2. 2 a :  a sudden bright idea b :  a harebrained idea

Examples of brainstorm in a sentence

  1. I'm sorry—I must have been having a brainstorm when I wrote that.



Circa 1894

First Known Use of brainstorm

circa 1894


BRAINSTORM Defined for Kids

brainstorm

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noun brain·storm \ˈbrān-ˌstȯrm\

Definition of brainstorm for Students

  1. :  a sudden inspiration or idea





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