lamebrain

noun
lame·​brain | \ ˈlām-ˌbrān How to pronounce lamebrain (audio) \

Definition of lamebrain

: a dull-witted person : dolt

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lamebrain or lamebrained \ ˈlām-​ˈbrānd How to pronounce lamebrain (audio) \ adjective

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Examples of lamebrain in a Sentence

Listen, lamebrain, we've had enough of your idiotic suggestions! who's the lamebrain who put an empty coffee carafe back on a hot burner?
Recent Examples on the Web The Futurists, led by Filippo Marinetti, spent a lot of time publishing lamebrain manifestos about the need to sweep away existing society, if necessary by war. Barton Swaim, WSJ, 4 Feb. 2022 But there's finally a collection of lamebrains that lack more common sense than the NCAA. Ron Higgins, NOLA.com, 23 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of lamebrain

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Lamebrain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lamebrain. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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