• (adjective): Informal Intelligent; smart.

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  • (adjective): having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence; "our project needs brainy women"; "a brilliant mind"; "a brilliant solution to the problem"

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(WHY? Who would write Brainy instead of Brain? Is it a mispelling or something I am not understanding? Who knows.)

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  • Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, which specializes in brainy, challenging scripts, is doing a real service to the republic of letters by producing "Night and Day," the most obscure of Tom Stoppard's major plays.

  • I've noted before how the printed page tends to flatter the screamy rather than the brainy companions, and Peri, though nominally brainy, is in fact screamy.

  • Ms. Steele, with her slim face and eager smile, has been described as "brainy."

  • (Or to be defined as brainy at all, for that matter.)

  • Or to be defined as brainy at all, for that matter.

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