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American English: /ˈbreɪnˌweɪv/
British English: /ˈbreɪnweɪv/

Translation of brainwave in Spanish:


  • [colloquial]
    idea (feminine) genial
    idea (feminine) brillante
    I had a brainwave
    tuve una idea genial or brillante
    tuve un lamparazo (Colombia) [colloquial]
    se me prendió el foco (Mexico) [colloquial]
    se me prendió la lamparita (Río de la Plata) [colloquial]
    se me prendió la ampolleta (Chile) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • I was fingering my car keys, wondering if my perverse appetite would last all the way to Tesco's and back, when I had a sudden brainwave.
    • Anyway, as she went on and got more and more into it, I had a sudden brainwave.
    • Those words hit Rick like stones, a brainwave and an idea quickly ensued.
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