- brainy [adj] intelligent bright, brilliant, clever, intellectual, sapient, smart; concept 402
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brainy — (adj.) 1845, from BRAIN (Cf. brain) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Latin equivalent cerebrosus meant passionate, hot headed, leading Tucker to remark that Brainy is not a natural expression for frantic … Etymology dictionary
Brainy — Brain y (br[=a]n [y^]), a. 1. Having an active or vigorous mind. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 2. highly intelligent. [PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
brainy — ► ADJECTIVE (brainier, brainiest) informal ▪ intelligent. DERIVATIVES brainily adverb braininess noun … English terms dictionary
brainy — [brān′ē] adj. brainier, brainiest Informal having a good mind; intelligent braininess n … English World dictionary
brainy — [[t]bre͟ɪni[/t]] brainier, brainiest ADJ GRADED Someone who is brainy is clever and good at learning. [INFORMAL] I don t class myself as being very intelligent or brainy. Syn: clever … English dictionary
brainy — UK [ˈbreɪnɪ] / US adjective Word forms brainy : adjective brainy comparative brainier superlative brainiest informal very intelligent, especially at school or college … English dictionary
brainy — brain|y [ˈbreıni] adj comparative brainier superlative brainiest able to learn easily and think quickly = ↑clever American Equivalent: smart ▪ He always was the brainy one, except at maths … Dictionary of contemporary English
brainy — adjective informal able to learn easily and think quickly; clever: He always was the brainy one, except at maths … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
brainy — adjective, informal behind every successful machine is a brainy scientist Syn: clever, intelligent, smart, bright, brilliant, gifted; intellectual, erudite, academic, scholarly, studious, bookish Ant: stupid … Thesaurus of popular words
Brainy Smurf — is a male fictional character from the Smurfs. Character Brainy Smurf fancies himself as the all around brain of the village. Although he acts as though he is second in command behind Papa Smurf, this isn t the case and even Papa Smurf doesn t… … Wikipedia