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lamebrained

Utterly foolish or poorly thought out. He's always got some lamebrained scheme to get rich.
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lamebrained

verb
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The only blame that should be put on Mr Grayling is for not realising that this lame-brained idea had undoubtedly been cooked up by hordes of "Sir Humphreys".
The issue would have been put to rest-mistakes are made as law enforcers are only too human-if not for that lame-brained Caloocan City prosecutor, Darwin Caete, who said that Kian's 'innocence [was] too far-fetched.'
The film's biggest problem is the way it gradually unravels from this dark, twisted, finger-snappingly cool comedy to a turgid, special-effects-laden fantasy with a lame-brained plot about an evil Enchantress bent on world domination.
One of the trickier tasks Vin Diesel's eponymous hero faces in "The Last Witch Hunter" is tracking a villain by his signature scent of "moldering crabapples"--a distinctive enough fragrance in its own right, but hard to separate from the generally funky aroma of decomposition that permeates Breck Eisner's limp, lame-brained occult thriller.
The cafe owner is staring down the barrel of a long stretch in jail, courtesy of his lame-brained attempt to commit fraud in order to help cash-strapped daughter Carly.
But again, the lame-brained leadership in Eugene missed a golden chance.
On that occasion, the lame-brained burglar spent ten minutes throwing stones at patio windows while resting on a garden seat.
All bar one of Garzoni's discourses (there are thirty-one in total) are devoted to madmen, and these are sorted into some rather miscellaneous--to modern ears--categories, e.g., 'The Melancholic and the Savage', 'The Jerks and the Giddies', 'The Clumsy and Fatuous', 'The Spiteful and Tarot Types', 'The Over-the-Top and Triple-refined', 'the Heteroclites, the Odd, the Lame-Brained, and the Done-for'.
Jefferies would still have been out of a job hadhetakenthatprincipledstance,buthe'd have gone with his head held high rather than getting the bum's rush on the back of some lame-brained excuses.
JASON Friedberg and Aaron Selzer, writer-directors of Date Movie, Epic Movie, and Disaster Movie, sink their fangs into the Twilight saga in their latest lame-brained spoof.
VAMPIRES SUCK (12A, 92 mins) 1/10 JASON Friedberg and Aaron Selzer, writer-directors of Date Movie, Epic Movie, Meet The Spartans and Disaster Movie, sink their fangs into the Twilight saga in their latest lame-brained spoof.
Finally, you must have either a valid, RMV-approved disability - or else another kind of disability, one which can be generally diagnosed as: part legally blind to the plight of others, part lazy and part lame-brained thoughtless.
LAME-BRAINED SCHEME Much of Bulldozed is a blow-by-blow account (including quite a few low blows) of the legal warfare, but along the way Main (a lawyer herself) gives the reader a primer on eminent domain law in general.
EVER since Spider-Man III didn't quite live up to expectations on May 4, we've had a summer-long deluge of blockbusters, children's movies, lame-brained sequels and animations.
Against a backdrop of widespread national apathy, ITV's lame-brained drama Life Begins has returned for yet another series.