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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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As we reported yesterday, in 2007, birdbrain Boris told GQ magazine: "I tried it at university and I remember it vividly.
Don't be such a birdbrain. Yet, the crow knows the scarecrow is a falsehood, and it no longer fears it.
Now my Colt won't look like some birdbrain went after it with a 10-cent screwdriver!
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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.
Carnegie Mellon University spin-off BirdBrain Technologies creates and commercializes educational robots and robot kits designed to support engineering, computer science, and to foster a project-based learning approach in everyday classrooms.
Lady C has been the most talked about campmate this series with her frequent clashes with other celebs, particularly singer Tony Hadley who she branded a "birdbrain" and a "buffoon" and former Dragons' Den's Duncan Bannatyne who she dismissed as a "vain old goat".
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I'm a goose with a bird's brain but it doesn't mean I'm a birdbrain. And, I may have been hatched at night but I wasn't hatched last night.