lamebrain

[ leym-breyn ]
/ ˈleɪmˌbreɪn /
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noun Informal.

a dunce; booby; fool.

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Origin of lamebrain

First recorded in 1925–30; lame1 + brain

OTHER WORDS FROM lamebrain

lamebrained, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lamebrain

lamebrain
/ (ˈleɪmˌbreɪn) /

noun

informal a stupid or slow-witted person
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