What is another word for harebrained?

499 synonyms found


[ hˈe͡əbɹe͡ɪnd], [ hˈe‍əbɹe‍ɪnd], [ h_ˈeə_b_ɹ_eɪ_n_d]

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How to use "Harebrained" in context?

One of the strangest words around is "harebrained." How does one go about being harebrained? According to Merriam-Webster, to be harebrained is "exceedingly foolish or silly." It comes from the old English word "hare," which referred to a stubby animal with long ears and a round body. The word "harebrained" originally meant simply "stupid" or "incompetent." It was first used in written English in the early 1600s.

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