Definition of brain-dead adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbreɪn ded//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreɪn ded//
    Boredom, Stupid
    jump to other results
  1. 1suffering from serious damage to the brain and needing machines to stay alive Doctors declared her clinically brain-dead.
  2. 2(humorous) very stupid and boring; not intelligent I was afraid of becoming brain-dead after months at home. See related entries: Boredom, Stupid
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: brain-dead