lamebrained


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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
See also: lamebrain
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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And if, as I was saying last week, that proposal is lamebrained, then surely this one is completely barmy.
I was OK with that, it's cool, you know, modern science for dummies, but then totally lamebrained stuff was mixed in.
Leeds United chaps, though, will be kicking themselves for not getting their Turner Prize (for scampish stuff passing itself off as art among the lamebrained) entry in early enough.
It's an unusually intelligent, self-reflexive, refrigerated comedy whose buff, shimmering body-not to mention the daredevil performance by actor Christian Bale as Bateman-should impress all but the most timid, lamebrained critics.
This news did not grace the pages of PN either, and, typically, the editor mumbled some lamebrained excuse for this oversight.
Browsing the May/June issue, I was sorely tempted to dismiss your writers as a bunch of lamebrained liberal arts types, the sort who took only the two science courses required for graduation and whined all the while that they couldn't see the use for it.
"Then they come along with a lamebrained scheme that they are going to provide services that the city owes you," he observed.