brainiac brainiac

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If Ken Jennings' brainiac (Villard; 269 pages) were a Daily Double on Jeopardy! you would want to bet cautiously.
  2. Nichols, playing the brainiac "Scarlett" O'Hara, has an appealing manner and comely biceps, and she engages in a savory girl fight with Sienna Miller, as the mostly villainous .
  3. They always wriggle smartly to life, from the narcolunatic (Rory Cochrane) convinced that George Washington "toked weed" to the brainiac (Adam Goldberg) who decides he doesn't want .

News

  • Academic teams get an early start

    Rebekah Howard, a sixth grader at Glasgow Middle School, listens to a question for the quick recall challenge at the Brainiac Attack Academic Camp at Glasgow High School.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Glasgow Daily Times

Quotes

  1. "He's a basketball junkie. I think there's a conception that he's this brainiac and that's not the case," Buford said. "This is an extremely well-balanced individual who has great appreciation for basketball, for music, for a lot of different...
    on Jun 7, 2007 By: RC Buford Source: Forbes

  2. "You could literally give birth to a conservative Republican who is like a Brainiac with math and you could go `I don't know where he came from,'" Hudson says to her film co-star.
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Kate Hudson Source: Kansas City Star

  3. "You have the brainiac who's in charge of the clubs. You have the new girl. You have the jock," Hudgens said. "These are all real characters that you know and see in high school."
    on May 3, 2008 By: Vanessa Hudgens Source: KUTV

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