AskDefine | Define birdbrain

Dictionary Definition

birdbrain n : a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought [syn: addle-head, addlehead, loon]

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English

Etymology

From a compound of bird + brain, implying that the brains of birds are small.

Pronunciation

  • a UK /ˈbɜː(ɹ)d.bɹeɪn/ /b3:(r)d.breIn/

Noun

  1. Someone who is not very smart or clever.
    That birdbrain just drove right through three rows of traffic cones and into the bushes.

Translations

someone who is not very smart or clever
  • Spanish: casquivano, casquivana

Extensive Definition

A birdbrain refers to a stupid person. Often it refers to a person with a short attention span.
Birdbrain may also refer to:
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