brain fart

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brain fart (plural brain farts)

  1. (figuratively, slang) Something ill-considered and said or done impulsively.
    • 2011, Grace Dent, The Guardian, 8 Jul 2011:
      This is love in the social media age. Candlelight dinner, fine wine, degustation, a lover's face scrunched over a phone screen live-tweeting brainfarts about the relationship to largely uninterested skim-readers.
  2. (figuratively, slang) An instance of absent-mindedness or forgetfulness.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Mildly crude and inappropriate for formal settings.

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