Definition of brain cramp in English:

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brain cramp

noun

North American informal
A moment in which one fails to think clearly or act sensibly: they could easily be 4-1 if it weren’t for a few brain cramps late in games
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  • Maybe Meier was suffering from a brain cramp that day.
  • That brain cramp enabled Taveras, who had tripled, to score the Astros' fourth straight run in the sixth.
  • If you shut down or have a brain cramp, the night is over.

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