work or effort consisting principally or largely of mental activity, thought, imagination, etc., as opposed to physical or manual work.
the effort of thought, reasoning, planning, or the like; ordered or directed thinking: Solving problems is a form of brainwork.

Nearby words

  1. brainteaser,
  2. braintree,
  3. brainwash,
  4. brainwashing,
  5. brainwave,
  6. brainworm,
  7. brainy,
  8. braird,
  9. braise,
  10. braising

Origin of brainwork

First recorded in 1835–45; brain + work Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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