Origin of brain-picking
OTHER WORDS FROM brain-pickingbrain-picker, noun
Words nearby brain-picking
How to use brain-picking in a sentence
A fire that he insists is only picking up pace, according to top-secret intelligence briefings.
Brazen cherry-picking of the information in this story inspired a flood of “Bush Was Right All Along!”
We have to use common sense inclusiveness, because we are quickly getting to a place where our brain is falling out.
The truth is that Judd is really just picking an arbitrary number since there is no script.Inside Sony’s ‘Pineapple Express 2 Drama’: Leaked Emails Reveal Fight Over Stoner Comedy Sequel|William Boot|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My father has suffered two strokes and endured brain cancer since I was arrested and imprisoned.An American Marine in Iran’s Prisons Goes on Hunger Strike|IranWire|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Persistent glycosuria has been noted in brain injuries involving the floor of the fourth ventricle.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
His ear, his brain, his muscles take on a new joyous activity, and the tide of life rises higher.Children's Ways|James Sully
There was a vicious aching in his nerves, his muscles were flaccid and unstrung; a numbness was in his brain as well.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
She had forced herself to eat most of her soup, and now she was picking the flaky bits of a court bouillon with her fork.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin