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n. Slang
A person regarded as silly or stupid.

bird′brained′ adj.


informal a foolish or unintelligent person



n. Slang.
a stupid or scatterbrained person.
bird′brained`, bird′-brained`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.birdbrain - a person with confused ideasbirdbrain - a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought
misfit - someone unable to adapt to their circumstances
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Megaphone diplomacy, Armageddon threats and a birdbrain history of Churchill versus Hitler.
Also, I reckon from now on it might not be such an insult to be called a birdbrain.
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There were several stand out performances including Christopher Colquhoun as the malevolent and dastardly Scar while light relief was provided in the form of Welshman Meilyr Sion as the birdbrain Zazu and the cartoon comic duo Dominic Brewer as Timon and Lee Ormsby as Pumbaa.
I was called a pneumatic birdbrain by Michael Buerk.
But new PICK THE DAY experiments are providing fresh evidence all the time, with more chances for them to prove that the word birdbrain should really be a compliment.
This pheasant was no birdbrain, and typical of the species, he hot-footed it to parts unknown, so it was back to hunting once more.
The casting is spot on, the birdbrain dad and the dorky lad, a pair of regular guys looking the part to perfec- tion.
You may think I got lucky, but the reality is I know how to get help (a frequent need, given what a birdbrain I am).