brain-picking

noun
brain-pick·​ing | \ ˈbrān-ˌpi-kiŋ How to pronounce brain-picking (audio) \

Definition of brain-picking

: the act of gathering information from another's mind

Other Words from brain-picking

brain-picker \ ˈbrān-​ˌpi-​kər How to pronounce brain-picking (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of brain-picking

1843, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of brain-picking was in 1843

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“Brain-picking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brain-picking. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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