brainfuck

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

brain +‎ fuck (to play with; to tinker)

Noun[edit]

brainfuck (plural brainfucks)

  1. (vulgar) Something that destabilizes, confuses, or manipulates a person's mind.
    • 2004, Dana Hodgdon, Adam's Theories, iUniverse (2004), ISBN 0595313353, page 107:
      What a brainfuck. Little Roger, my brother, wanted to have a talk about sex.
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  2. Alternative capitalization of Brainfuck.

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Verb[edit]

brainfuck (third-person singular simple present brainfucks, present participle brainfucking, simple past and past participle brainfucked)

  1. (vulgar) To destabilize, confuse, or manipulate a person's mind.
    • 1999, Boston Teran, God Is a Bullet, Ballantine Books, ISBN 0345439880, page 70:
      "I don't want to hear that. Don't try and brainfuck me by turning this around and making it some sort of redemption thing. []
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