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brain-picking

[breyn-pik-ing] /ˈbreɪnˌpɪk ɪŋ/
noun, Informal.
1.
the act of obtaining information or ideas by questioning another person.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; from the verb phrase pick someone's brains; see -ing1
Related forms
brain-picker, noun
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brain-picker

noun

A person who exploits the creative notions of others: nothing but scorn for brain-pickers and imitators (1880s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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