“I was the Hermione,” she said, referring to the brainy Harry Potter character.
The brainy singer and instrumentalist has been wooing fans for years.
This will rightfully be marketed as a thriller, but it belongs among the brainy examples of the genre, like those by Robert Stone.
Beautiful, brainy, and bossy—on the surface, Gu Kailai was a new breed of Politburo wife.
But to take the Coens at face value is to participate in their eccentric brand of brainy looniness.
From time to time a brainy civilian walks in, like Cardwell or Haldane, and saves it from becoming patently ridiculous.
Why is it that the brainy girl invariably has straight hair?
I don't say that a brainy corker of a saleswoman like you would come down like that.
We're a brainy lot of lads, and I'm the brainiest of the lot!
He was too brainy for his pursuers, whom he constantly outwitted, and only gave battle when he was ready.
Intelligent; sagacious (1840s+)