hairbrained vs harebrained : Common Errors in English

About hairbrained vs harebrained

Although “hairbrained” is common, the original word “harebrained” means“silly as a hare” (the little rabbit-like creature) and is preferred in writing.

harebrained Meaning(s)

  • (s) very foolish

harebrained in News

  • 'The Internship' is affable but outdated, critics say

    What would happen if the two dudes from "Wedding Crashers" were eight years older, got fired and hatched the harebrained idea to intern at Google in hopes of landing lucrative jobs in the tech sector? Whether or not anyone was actually wondering, that's more or less the question answered by the new Vince Vaughn-Owen Wilson comedy "The Internship."        
    on June 7, 2013 Source: Los Angeles Times

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