birdbrain

[burd-breyn]

noun Slang.

a stupid, foolish, or scatterbrained person.

Nearby words

  1. bird-voiced tree frog,
  2. bird-watch,
  3. bird-watcher,
  4. bird-watching,
  5. birdbath,
  6. birdcage,
  7. birdcage clock,
  8. birder,
  9. birdhouse,
  10. birdie

Origin of birdbrain

First recorded in 1920–25; bird + brain

Related formsbird·brained, bird-brained, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for bird-brained

bird-brained

adjective

informal silly; stupid
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