bird-brained


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bird-brained

adj
informal silly; stupid
Translations

bird-brained

[ˈbɜːdbreɪnd] ADJcasquivano
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Ravens, like all the corvids, are extremely intelligent--a fact ably explored in Shute's book--but in the larger scheme of things they remain, well, bird-brained. It seems odd to ask 'what depth of memory lies in those obsidian eyes?'
by "tweets" betray the bird-brained nature of the policy.
Even this bully's method of communicating his intention ie by "tweets" betray the bird-brained nature of the policy.
HENRY the bird-brained bald eagle has flown home after six days on the loose from his Warwick Castle home - and has been reunited with his mum Sydney and dad Archie.
BIRD-BRAINED thug who repeatedly threw a parrot around his ex-girlfriend's living room in a drunken rage has had his wings clipped.
So much for being bird-brained, this little guy is a genius!
Until then, the location might as well be Topeka, Kansas, considering what minimal advantage this modern-day fairy tale takes of its environs, delivering instead an almost clinical observation of the frequent-flyer life through the eyes of an American businessman and the bird-brained French maid with whom he seems destined to fall in love.
Still his bird-brained decision to ban those little blue birds really exposed how desperate he is these days.
You hear them called bird-brained, but I think he's got a good bird brain.
26 &27 Animal magic Scott Miller has advice for the owners of sick cats and says don't be bird-brained when it comes to choosing a feathered friend for a pet.
A BIRD-brained choice of nesting site has brought work to a halt on the biggest man-made lake in northern Europe.
The Australian newspaper, called it a "bird-brained ban," and questioned Campbell's fitness to remain in office (as do his Labor Party opponents).