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Definition of the adjective harebrained
What does harebrained mean as an attribute of a noun?
Alternative definition of the adjective harebrained
- [context: of an idea or plan etc] absurd, foolish or stupid
- [context: of a person] frivolous and silly; featherbrained or scatterbrained
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The Dimwit's Dictionary (2012)
Replace Lazy Writing with Elegant English by Robert Hartwell Fiske
addleheaded; bovine; cretinous; decerebrate; dense; dull; dull-witted; fatuous; fat-witted; halfwitted; harebrained; hebetudinous; idiotic; ignorant; imbecilic; incogitant; insensate; mindless; moronic; muddled; nescient; obtuse; phlegmatic; slow ...
by Jeremy Butterfield
harebrained,. meaning 'rash, wild', is more commonly spelt hare, not hair. harelip. see CLEFT LIP. harem,. an Arabic word denoting the women living separately in a Muslim household, is spelt this way in English. It is usually pronounced ...
by Bryan A. Garner
harebrained is the correct form; ...
... to which is Prefixed, A Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language by John Jamieson
Harebrained. V. SKAIvie. S. SKLAFFORD HOLES. The apertures in the walls of a barn, for the admission of air, Ang. SKLAIF, s. A slave. Ane evillwyfe is the werst aucht, That ony man can haif ...
In Four Volumes. A-Kut by John Jamieson
Giddy; harebrained. S, Hallirakus, s. A giddy, harebrained person. S. HALLIER,*. Half a year, S.B. V. Hellier ...
by Robert Joseph Sullivan
HAREBRAINED, Hairbrained. Thrsecond. though quite erroneous, is generally used. Harebrained means as ...
To which is Added, a Concise Classical Dictionary by Robert Sullivan
HAREBRAINED, HAIRBRAINED. The second, though quite erroneous, is generally used. Harebrained means as wild as a hare; or, as said, ...
A New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)
by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)
HAREBRAINED–HARM. HARMALINE–HARMONIPHON. HAREBRAINED, hare'braynd, a. Wild; giddy; HARIER, \, har're-ur, s. #:...} HARISH, harish, a. volatile; heedless. HAREHEARTED, harehárt-ed, a. Timorous ; easily ...
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Video shows what harebrained means. absurd, foolish or stupid. frivolous and silly, featherbrained or scatterbrained. Harebrained Meaning. How to pronounce ...
Scrabble value of H4A1R1E1B3R1A1I1N1E1D2
The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine