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harebrained Syllabification: hare·brained
Pronunciation: /ˈherbrānd/

Definition of harebrained in English:


Rash; ill-judged: a harebrained scheme
More example sentences
  • We wish to register our protest at the ludicrous, hare-brained and outrageous scheme being put forward as improvements, supposedly to increase the flow of traffic through this area.
  • There's something mad-scientist / hare-brained baroque about it.
  • It's time these starry-eyed amateurs stopped their hare-brained meddling.
ill-judged, rash, foolish, foolhardy, reckless, madcap, wild, silly, stupid, ridiculous, absurd, idiotic, asinine, imprudent, impracticable, unworkable, unrealistic, unconsidered, half-baked, ill-thought-out, ill-advised, ill-conceived
informal crackpot, cockeyed, crazy, daft
informal dippy, dizzy, flaky, dopey, dotty, airheaded
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