[ breyn-fahrt ]
/ ˈbreɪn ˌfɑrt /
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noun Slang:Usually Vulgar.
a brief mental lapse, especially an instance of forgetfulness or confusion: I had a brief brain fart and introduced him by the wrong name.
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Origin of brain fart
First recorded in 1985–90
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British Dictionary definitions for brain fart
/ (ˈbreɪnˌfɑːt) /
informal an idea that a person voices without much consideration, such as during a brainstorming session
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