Recent Examples of brainy from the Web
With that smile, an amazing thing happened: Amy became lovable, too, subtly defying the idea that there’s something inherently unpleasant about an ambitious, brainy woman.
So many of us have wanted wanted to Siri get smarter, certainly compared to its brainier rivals, Amazon’s Alexa or the Google Assistant.
But in this brainy city, home to perhaps the world’s leading biotechnology cluster and a lot of avid runners, the path to success for some is a 4½-mile jogging loop.
Still, even the brainiest recruits have to master the basics.
Charlotte, a brainy future geologist who lives near Philadelphia, has a father in the hospital after a heart attack.
But these manufacturers aren’t just grafting on brainy gadgets to raise the prices.
The Catcher Was a Spy (June 22) Paul Rudd stars in this historical drama about real-life ballplayer Moe Berg, a brainy backup catcher in the major leagues, who left the plate to spy on the Germans during World War II.
Behind Pai’s brainy, technocratic mask, though, is an alter ego: ruthless conservative ideologue.
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BRAINY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brainy for English Language Learners
: very intelligent
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