lamebrain

noun
lame·​brain | \ˈlām-ˌbrān \

Definition of lamebrain 

: a dull-witted person : dolt

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lamebrain or lamebrained \ˈlām-​ˈbrānd \ adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms for lamebrain

Synonyms

airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, bonehead, bubblehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, clodpoll (or clodpole), clot [British], cluck, clunk, cretin, cuddy (or cuddie) [British dialect], deadhead, dim bulb [slang], dimwit, dip, dodo, dolt, donkey, doofus [slang], dope, dork [slang], dullard, dum-dum, dumbbell, dumbhead, dummkopf, dummy, dunce, dunderhead, fathead, gander, golem, goof, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, hardhead, idiot, ignoramus, imbecile, jackass, know-nothing, knucklehead, loggerhead [chiefly dialect], loon, lump, lunkhead, meathead, mome [archaic], moron, mug [chiefly British], mutt, natural, nimrod [slang], nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, noddy, noodle, numskull (or numbskull), oaf, pinhead, prat [British], ratbag [chiefly Australian], saphead, schlub (also shlub) [slang], schnook [slang], simpleton, stock, stupe, stupid, thickhead, turkey, woodenhead, yahoo, yo-yo

Antonyms

brain, genius

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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?

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But there's finally a collection of lamebrains that lack more common sense than the NCAA. Ron Higgins, NOLA.com, "ESPN, the worldwide leader in idioicy," 23 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of lamebrain

1944, in the meaning defined above

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lamebrain

noun

English Language Learners Definition of lamebrain

: a stupid person

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