harebrained

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hare·brained

 (hâr′brānd′)
adj.
Having or showing little sense; foolish: a harebrained scheme.
Usage Note: The first recorded use of harebrained dates to 1548. The spelling hairbrained also has a long history, going back to the 1500s when hair was a variant spelling of hare. The hair variant was preserved in Scotland into the 1700s, and as a result it is impossible to tell exactly when people began writing hairbrained in the belief that the word means "having a hair-sized brain" rather than "with no more sense than a hare." While hairbrained continues to be used, the standard spelling of the word is harebrained.

harebrained

(ˈhɛəˌbreɪnd) or

hairbrained

adj
rash, foolish, or badly thought out: harebrained schemes.

hare•brained

or hair•brained

(ˈhɛərˌbreɪnd)

adj.
giddy; reckless.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.harebrained - very foolishharebrained - very foolish; "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"

harebrained

adjective
Translations

harebrained

[ˈhɛəbreɪnd] ADJ [idea, scheme] → disparatado, descabellado; [person] → casquivano

harebrained

hairbrained [ˈhɛəˌbreɪnd] adjscervellato/a