lamebrain

[leym-breyn]

noun Informal.

a dunce; booby; fool.

Nearby words

  1. lamda,
  2. lame,
  3. lame duck,
  4. lame-brain,
  5. lame-duck session,
  6. lamech,
  7. lamed,
  8. lamell-,
  9. lamella,
  10. lamella roof

Origin of lamebrain

First recorded in 1925–30; lame1 + brain

Related formslame·brained, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for lamebrain

lamebrain

noun

informal a stupid or slow-witted person
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