lamebrained

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lame +‎ brained

Adjective[edit]

lamebrained (comparative more lamebrained, superlative most lamebrained)

  1. Foolish; stupid.
    • 2009 February 22, Walter Kirn, “Insult as Injury”, in New York Times[1]:
      One almost wonders if what he so deplores about what he calls “the hunting of the snark” is that, invariably — given his obtuseness about the necessity of irreverent laughter, even if it’s rude, unfair or lamebrained, in revealing or merely helping to abide perceived arrogance and fraudulence — someday the snark would come for books like his.