Synonyms and Antonyms of brain
a very smart person
- The president promised to have the best brains working on the problem.
ignoramus, illiterate, know-nothing, lowbrow
ass, donkey, fool, jackass
beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, jerk, louse, lout, skunk, snake, stinker
blockhead, dodo, dolt, dope, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fathead, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, idiot, imbecile, knucklehead, moron, nitwit, numskull (or numbskull), pinhead
often brains plural
the ability to learn and understand or to deal with problems
- You have the brains to figure out that problem on your own.
eggheadedness, highbrowism, intellectualism
acumen, alertness, apprehension, astuteness, discernment, discriminability, insight, judgment (or judgement), perception, percipience, perspicacity
common sense, horse sense, mother wit
sagacity, sapience, wisdom, wit
head, mind, skull
denseness, density, doltishness, dopiness, dullness (also dulness), dumbness, fatuity, feeblemindedness, foolishness, half-wittedness, idiocy, imbecility, senselessness, simpleness, slowness, stupidity
the part of a person that feels, thinks, perceives, wills, and especially reasons
- I'd love to get inside his brain and experience the world as he experiences it.
gray matter, intellect, intelligence, noodle, reason, skull
acumen, alertness, astuteness, brilliance, insight, mentality, perception, perspicacity, sagacity, sapience, wisdom, wit