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brain·y

 (brā′nē)
adj. brain·i·er, brain·i·est Informal
Intelligent; smart.

brain′i·ly adv.
brain′i·ness n.

brainy

(ˈbreɪnɪ)
adj, brainier or brainiest
informal clever; intelligent
ˈbrainily adv
ˈbraininess n

brain•y

(ˈbreɪ ni)

adj. brain•i•er, brain•i•est. Informal.
intelligent; clever; intellectual.
[1835–45]
brain′i•ly, adv.
brain′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brainy - having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence; "some men dislike brainy women"; "a brilliant mind"; "a brilliant solution to the problem"
intelligent - having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the universe?"; "an intelligent question"

brainy

adjective (Informal) intelligent, quick, bright, sharp, brilliant, acute, smart, alert, clever, rational, knowing, quick-witted I don't class myself as being very intelligent or brainy.

brainy

adjective
Informal. Having or showing intelligence, often of a high order:
Translations
chytrý
begavetklog
älykäs
pametan
eszes
gáfaîur
頭のいい
총명한
klyftig
ฉลาดมาก
thông minh

brainy

[ˈbreɪnɪ] ADJ (brainier (compar) (brainiest (superl))) → listo, inteligente

brainy

[ˈbreɪni] adjintelligent(e), doué(e)

brainy

adj (+er) (inf)gescheit, helle (inf)

brainy

[ˈbreɪnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → geniale

brain

(brein) noun
1. the centre of the nervous system. an injury to the brain; (also adjective) brain surgery; brain damage.
2. (often in plural) cleverness. a good brain; You've plenty of brains.
3. a clever person. He's one of the best brains in the country.
ˈbrainless adjective
stupid. a brainless idiot.
ˈbrainy adjective
clever. She's a brainy child.
ˈbrainchild noun
a favourite theory, invention etc thought up by a particular person. This entire process is Dr Smith's brainchild.
brain drain
the loss of experts to another country (usually in search of better salaries etc). As a result of the brain drain Britain does not have enough doctors.
ˈbrainwash verb
to force (a person) to confess etc by putting great (psychological) pressure on him. The terrorists brainwashed him into believing in their ideals.
ˈbrainwashing noun
ˈbrainwave noun
a sudden bright idea.

brainy

ذَكِيّ chytrý klog gescheit έξυπνος inteligente älykäs doué pametan abile 頭のいい 총명한 slim begavet bystry inteligente мозговитый klyftig ฉลาดมาก akıllı thông minh 聪明的

brainy

a. inteligente, listo-a, talentoso-a.
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