on the brain

Definition of on the brain

informal

  1. :  always in one's thoughts I've had pizza on the brain all day. He's got sex on the brain.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  the portion of the vertebrate central nervous system enclosed in the skull and continuous with the spinal cord through the foramen magnum that is composed of neurons and supporting and nutritive structures (as glia) and that integrates sensory information from inside and outside the body in controlling autonomic function (as heartbeat and respiration), in coordinating and directing correlated motor responses, and in the process of learning — compare forebrain, hindbrain, midbrain

    :  a nervous center in invertebrates comparable in position and function to the vertebrate brain

    :  intellect, mind

  1. :  to kill by smashing the skull

    :  to hit on the head


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