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hare-brained

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɛːbreɪnd
 
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Definition of hare-brained in English:

adjective

Rash; ill-judged: a hare-brained 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.
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