brainchild : Common Errors in English

About brainchild

Some people misuse “brainchild,” as in “Steve Jobs is the brainchild behind the iPhone.” A brainchild is not a person, but the child (product) of someone’s brain. So the iPhone is the brainchild of Steve Jobs.

brainchild Meaning(s)

  • (n) a product of your creative thinking and work

brainchild in News

  1. Baseball showcase finds new suburban home

    After 15 years, the Stevenson Showcase has moved. The brainchild of high school baseball promoter and former Hersey coach Harvey Foster has found a new home. His two-day showcase is officially known as the Northwest Suburban Baseball Tournament, the premier exhibition for Chicago-area high school baseball talent each June. The previous site of the event, Stevenson became so associated as the ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Winnetka Talk

  2. Majical Cloudz: Canadian Synth-Pop Outlier Catches Seriously Deep Feelings

    Who:  The brainchild of 24-year-old Devon Welsh, a Montreal-based, rural Ontario-bred songwriter whose minimalist, dolorous synth-pop allows plenty of space for maximum lyrical intensity...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Spin

  3. Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe? Not ours, says doughnut chain.

    Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe debuted in California over the weekend, but Krispy Kreme has nothing to do with the sandwich. The Sloppy Joe is the brainchild of a California chef known for deep-frying everything from Twinkies to Kool-Aid. 
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Christian Science Monitor

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