brain-dead

adjective \ ˈbrān-ˌded \

Definition of brain-dead

1 : characterized by brain death
2 : lacking intelligence or vitality
  • brain-dead fools

First Known Use of brain-dead

1972


BRAIN-DEAD Defined for English Language Learners

brain-dead

Definition of brain-dead for English Language Learners

  • medical : showing no sign of activity in the brain : having no brain function

  • : very stupid : not able to function normally



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