noun (plural brainchildren)informal
An idea or invention which is considered to be a particular person’s creation: the statue is the brainchild of a local landscape artist
More example sentences
- However, as the idea is the brainchild of the council's new chairman, it is likely to receive the board's backing.
- Creative Commons is the brainchild of cyberlaw and intellectual property experts in the United States.
- The idea was the brainchild of a Dutch company which is currently filming a documentary in Montserrat.
Definition of brainchild in:
- The US English dictionary