brain surgeon

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brain surgeon (plural brain surgeons)

  1. Someone who does brain surgery.
  2. (idiomatic) Someone very intelligent.

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The second term is mostly used in negative constructions, e.g. "I'm no brain surgeon, but I'm sure spending so much time on the computer can't be good for you."

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