Simple Definition of cerebral
medical : of or relating to the brain
: related to the mind rather than to feelings : intellectual and not emotional
Examples of cerebral
He's a very cerebral comedian.
<a very cerebral jurist who has given much thought to what makes our nation's constitution work>
Origin of cerebral
French cérébral, from Latin cerebrum brain; akin to Old High German hirni brain, Greek kara head, keras horn, Sanskrit śiras head — more at horn
First Known Use: 1816
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