brainish

adjective
brain·​ish | \ ˈbrā-nish How to pronounce brainish (audio) \

Definition of brainish

archaic
: impetuous, hotheaded and in this brainish apprehension kills the unseen good old man— William Shakespeare

First Known Use of brainish

1530, in the meaning defined above

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“Brainish.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brainish. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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