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or brain-child, brain child

[ breyn-chahyld ]


, plural brain·chil·dren.
  1. a product of one's creative work or thought.


/ ˈbreɪnˌtʃaɪld /


  1. informal.
    an idea or plan produced by creative thought; invention
“Collins English Dictionary — Complete & Unabridged” 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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Word History and Origins

Origin of brainchild1

First recorded in 1880–85; brain + child
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Example Sentences

It’s the brainchild of Laura Borichevsky, the host of Ravel Media’s Women on the Road podcast, which ran from 2017 to 2020 and covered female-identifying folks in the nomadic travel world.

The brainchild of Derek Goldman, chairman of the Georgetown Department of Performing Arts, the program is called “In Your Shoes.”

A multinational technology company that is synonymous with computers, Microsoft started out in the early 1970s as the brainchild of Bill Gates and Paul Allen.

The site, which has been operating in stealth since this summer, is called Vincent and is the brainchild of Slava Rubin, who founded the popular crowdfunding site Indiegogo.

From Fortune

The brainchild of superproducers Swizz Beats and Timbaland, Verzuz have become full-on cultural experiences for the R&B and rap communities.

The feisty airline is the brainchild of entrepreneur Tony Fernandes, a Malaysian of Indian descent who also is a British citizen.

EatWith is the brainchild of Israeli entrepreneur Guy Michlin.

The brainchild of a company called Sologic, the eTree looks like a basic tree with a wooden trunk.

But The STAR, the brainchild of Russian-born boat designer Igor Lobanov, has not been built yet.

Aprilzero is the brainchild of Internet entrepreneur Anand Sharma.

The take-off of the Brainchild was not so easy as it might have appeared to anyone who watched it from the outside.

And, too, the power plant of the Brainchild had been destined to be the source of power for the permanent base.

Sixty seconds later the Brainchild began her long, logarithmic drop toward the surface of Eisberg.

The Fireball, being much faster than the clumsy Brainchild, had left Earth later than the slower ship, and had arrived earlier.

They also show that he was on leave in New York just before being assigned to the Brainchild.





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