Also called ice-cream headache . a pain in the temples and forehead brought on by quickly consuming very cold food or drink.
a temporary lapse in memory; a sudden mental block.
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How to use brain freeze in a sentence
Republicans deserve “most of the blame,” Brooks said, accusing them of having a “brain freeze since the election.”Barack Obama, Lindsey Graham, David Brooks & More Sunday Talk (VIDEO) | The Daily Beast Video | December 31, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Perry talked tough—with not a single brain freeze—but some of his pronouncements seemed like debating points.Gingrich Seizes the High Ground on Immigration in CNN Presidential Debate | Howard Kurtz | November 23, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
My observer was blunt about the Texas governor, and this was even before the brain-freeze moment in the Michigan debate.Mitt Romney Will Win Iowa Caucus, Predicts GOP Insider | John Batchelor | November 12, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
While Herman Cain fumbles, the Texas governor is everywhere, poking fun at his debate brain-freeze.
Perry was the victim of brain freeze, and we have seen this movie before.The Science Behind Rick Perry’s Debate Brain Freeze | Sharon Begley | November 10, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST