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Slang

hare-brained

This page is about the slang term hare-brained

Meaning

stupid, foolish (of an idea or a plan)

For example

  • Whose hare-brained idea was it to break into the office and steal a copy of the exam paper?

  • Trust you kids to come up with such a hare-brained plan!

Quick Quiz

Billy's latest hare-brained scheme to make money will almost certainly

a. succeed

b. fail

c. work fairly well

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Contributor: Matt Errey