Definition of addlebrained in English:

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addlebrained

Pronunciation: /ˈadlˌbrānd/

Entry from US English dictionary

(also addleheaded /-ˌhedid/, addlepated /-ˌpātid/)

adjective

Mentally muddled or lacking in common sense; confused, irrational: he made the addlebrained decision to install an uncertain rookie at point guard
More example sentences
  • Let me just point out that even addlebrained as he is, Theodore is still a gentleman.
  • Fortunately, I decided to visit in February, when the chances of becoming addlebrained from the heat, anemic from the mosquito horde, or battered by a hurricane were mercifully low.
  • The problem is that the hostess is just this side of addlebrained.
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