no brainer

no-brainer

[noh-brey-ner]
noun
Informal. anything requiring little thought or effort; something easy or simple to understand or do.

Origin:
1975–80

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no-brainer (ˌnəʊˈbreɪnə)
 
n
slang something which requires little or no mental effort

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no-brainer definition


Something that is absurdly simple or easy and requires little thought: “Making pumpkin pie can be a no-brainer if you use frozen pastry and canned filling.”

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no-brainer definition


  1. n.
    an easy question that takes no thinking to answer; a simple problem that requires no intellect to solve; a dilemma that requires no pondering to resolve. : His proposal of marriage was a no-brainer. She turned him down flat on the spot.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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