crackbrain

noun
crack·​brain | \ ˈkrak-ˌbrān How to pronounce crackbrain (audio) \

Definition of crackbrain

: an erratic person : crackpot

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crackbrained \ ˈkrak-​ˈbrānd How to pronounce crackbrained (audio) \ adjective

Examples of crackbrain in a Sentence

once a brilliant dancer, he died a crackbrain in a mental institution a crackbrain who wore bedroom slippers to the grocery shop

First Known Use of crackbrain

circa 1570, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of crackbrain was circa 1570

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“Crackbrain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crackbrain. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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