Definition of brainstorm
1 dated : a violent transient fit of insanity
2a : a sudden bright ideab : a harebrained idea
Examples of brainstorm in a Sentence
I'm sorry—I must have been having a brainstorm when I wrote that.
Recent Examples of brainstorm from the Web
From there, a good showing on the tax initiative would’ve encouraged various parties to brainstorm.
In a kickoff meeting to create a new neighborhood plan, participants will be encouraged to brainstorm on everything from land development to traffic improvements.
Among the diehard Friends of Pinewood rallying to brainstorm ways to help the club and golf course succeed is David Cry of Slidell.
The Stories in Motion camp shows how to brainstorm and storyboard and learn camera angles and editing with iMovie.
Earlier this year, a committee of merchants, property owners and city staffers began meeting to brainstorm other ways to combat the historic district’s parking woes.
That brainstorm eventually set in motion a Colorado turnaround.
The fashion show was the product of a brainstorm between Panache on New Park owner Marguerite Rose and Elmwood Senior Center marketing specialist Elizabeth Forrest, who came up with the idea at an Elmwood Business Association meeting.
After not reaching its fundraising goal in 2015 and 2016, Smith said, a committee was formed to brainstorm ways to better reach out to the community prior to the Relay.
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First Known Use of brainstorm
BRAINSTORM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brainstorm for English Language Learners
: an idea that someone thinks of suddenly
: a temporary state of confusion : a period of unclear thinking
BRAINSTORM Defined for Kids
Definition of brainstorm for Students
: a sudden inspiration or idea
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