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brain +‎ -ish


brainish (comparative more brainish, superlative most brainish)

  1. (obsolete) hot-headed; furious
    • ca. 1602, William Shakespeare, Hamlet IV. i.
      And, in this brainish apprehension, kills / The unseen good old man.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for brainish in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)