Definition of Brainbox

1. Noun. A very intellectual person. ¹



2. Noun. (slang) the head or skull (which encloses the brain). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brainbox

1. the cranium [n -ES] - See also: cranium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brainbox

brain surgery
brain tissue transplantation
brain trust
brain truster
brain trusts
brain tumor
brain tumors
brain tumour
brain tumour calcifications
brain tumours
brain wave
brain wave complex
brain wave cycle
brain wave test
brain worker
brainbox (current term)
brainboxes
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brainbusters
braincase
braincases
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brainchildren
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braindead
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brained
brainedness

Literary usage of Brainbox

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1. Variations by James Huneker (1921)
"Perhaps it was the exquisite cool of the night, its haunting mellow atmosphere, that fermented in my brainbox. I went to the window. ..."

2. A First Scientific French Reader by Benjamin Lester Bowen (1902)
"2. calotte d'un crâne, cranium, brainbox. Commonly calotte is a close-fitting cap without a visor, a skull-cap ; and the word has been taken into English, ..."

3. The Mastery of Languages: Or, The Art of Speaking Foreign Tongues Idiomatically by Thomas Prendergast (1864)
"The machine represents the brainbox of a person who has learned exactly 84 words of a foreign language, and has neither seen nor heard one word more. ..."

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