crackbrained

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EtymologyEdit

crack +‎ brained.

AdjectiveEdit

crackbrained (comparative more crackbrained, superlative most crackbrained)

  1. Idiotic.
    • 1988, February 5, “Lawrence Bommer”, in The Fan Club[1]:
      Ralph [] keeps hatching crackbrained get-rich schemes (his latest is a battery-operated jump rope).
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Alexander Pope to this entry?)

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