birdbrain birdbrain  /ˈbɜrdb ˌreɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. His fancy, his fury, and his fate is to seduce a visiting American showgirl (Florence Henderson), a sunny birdbrain incubated in Wisconsin.
  2. Next time, think twice before calling someone a "birdbrain.
  3. DIED THOSE FAMILIAR WITH the cognitive skills of African gray parrot Alex will never again use birdbrain as an insult.

News

  • Cockatoos Smart Enough to Open Complicated Locks

    Getting called a birdbrain might not be such an insult after all. A new study published in the journal PLoS One finds that cockatoos, members of the parrot family, can figure out how to break through several complicated locks to get to a treat.        
    on July 6, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  • "Had I known the multitude of practical obstacles and the anti-birdbrain prejudices I would face over the years, I wonder if I might have had second thoughts about the venture," Pepperberg writes in retrospect.
    on Nov 3, 2008 By: Irene Pepperberg Source: USA Today

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