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 But there's finally a collection of lamebrains that lack more common sense than the NCAA. Ron Higgins,, "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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of lamebrain

US, informal : a stupid person

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