Adjective "harebrained" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈhɛːbreɪnd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Rash; ill-judged.
  1. 'The numerous hare-brained schemes, such as ‘Capital of Culture’ status, costing millions of ratepayers' hard-earned cash, should be abandoned.'
  2. 'There's something mad-scientist / hare-brained baroque about it.'
  3. 'Other hare-brained schemes were hatched, half-implemented and then went nowhere.'
  4. 'They come up with hare-brained schemes that cause so many problems they take more time to fix than to create.'
  5. 'These hare-brained beliefs are hardly found only in the minds of the British upper-class.'

Definitions

1. giddy; reckless.

More examples(as adjective)

"ideas can be harebrained."

"schemings can be harebrained."

"schemes can be harebrained."

"plans can be harebrained."

"operators can be harebrained."

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