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brainchild

[breyn-chahyld]
noun, plural brainchildren.
a product of one's creative work or thought.
Also, brain-child, brain child.


Origin:
1880–85; brain + child

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brainchild (ˈbreɪnˌtʃaɪld)
 
n , pl -children
informal an idea or plan produced by creative thought; invention

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brainchild definition


  1. n.
    someone's good idea viewed as an offspring of the brain. : Is this your brainchild? It won't work.
  2. n.
    a person who has good ideas. : The boss's new brainchild seems to have gone dry.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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