bird-brain

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bird-brain

A person who lacks intelligence or who makes stupid decisions. You're such a bird-brain. I can't believe you got stranded on the highway because you didn't put enough gas in your car!

birdbrain

1. n. a stupid-acting person. I’m such a birdbrain. I forgot my driver’s license, officer.
2. and birdbrained mod. stupid. Look, you birdbrained idiot, you are dead wrong!
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PARROTS have proved they are clever as well as pretty after using their creative bird-brains to make tools from unfamiliar materials.
George Osborne's makeover, Ed Miliband trying to eat a bacon butty, Peter Andre's Iceland ads, Vladimir Putin's name on the shortlist for the Nobel Peace Prize, Michael Buerk heading into jungle with D-list celebs after slagging off TV for being filled with "pneumatic bird-brains, daytime airheads and vacuous D-list celebrities", Prince Charles sporting 30 medals on his chest heading for a function, Simon Cowell walking through a street at night with no shirt on, and the Sydney siege selfie-takers.
Among the examples of bird-brains was a story of vultures in Zimbabwe who waited by a minefield for animals to be blown up.
THIS chirpy chick isn't doing a very good job of dismissing the myth that all models are bird-brains.
Those shallow bird-brains who substitute for real life an ongoing round of glamorous parties and shoulder-rubbing with celebs now have their very own list to consult when faced with the ardous task of choosing who to invite to achieve the most vividrefl ected glory.
BIRD-BRAINS at the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds have banned the use of the word "cock" as applied to the male species, in case it causes offence.