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I had a weird high school because I graduated early when I was 16. I moved out to California, but I was only there for freshman and sophomore year, and I was a bit of a brainiac.
Shanley Caswell

Meaning of "brainiac" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BRAINIAC

From a super-intelligent character in an American comic strip.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BRAINIAC

brainiac  [ˈbreɪnɪˌæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BRAINIAC

noun
adjective
verb
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Brainiac is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BRAINIAC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Brainiac

Brainiac may refer to: ▪ In DC Comics: ▪ Brainiac, a fictional supervillain in DC Comics, and an enemy of Superman ▪ Brainiac , 2008 storyline in Action Comics ▪ Brainiac, version of the villain in the TV series Smallville ▪ Brainiac 5, a member of the Legion of Super-Heroes ▪ Brainiac, an American indie rock band ▪ Brainiac: Science Abuse, a British television programme ▪ Brainiac: History Abuse, a spin-off of the above ▪ The Brainiac, a 1962 Mexican horror film directed by Chano Urueta ▪ "Brainiac", an episode of the television series Dark Angel ▪ Function BRAINIAC, an energy drink ▪ Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive World of Trivia Buffs, a book written by Ken Jennings ▪ brainiac techniques for improving computer performance...

Definition of brainiac in the English dictionary

The definition of brainiac in the dictionary is a highly intelligent person.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BRAINIAC


ammoniac
əˈməʊnɪˌæk
cardiac
ˈkɑːdɪˌæk
celeriac
sɪˈlɛrɪˌæk
celiac
ˈsiːlɪˌæk
Cluniac
ˈkluːnɪˌæk
coeliac
ˈsiːlɪˌæk
demoniac
dɪˈməʊnɪˌæk
dipsomaniac
ˌdɪpsəʊˈmeɪnɪˌæk
iliac
ˈɪlɪˌæk
insomniac
ɪnˈsɒmnɪˌæk
intracardiac
ˌɪntrəˈkɑːdɪˌæk
Kodiak
ˈkəʊdɪˌæk
krakowiak
kræˈkəʊvɪˌæk
maniac
ˈmeɪnɪˌæk
necrophiliac
ˌnekrəʊˈfɪlɪˌæk
paradisiac
ˌpærəˈdɪsɪˌæk
sacroiliac
ˌseɪkrəʊˈɪlɪˌæk
simoniac
sɪˈməʊnɪˌæk
Syriac
ˈsɪrɪˌæk
zodiac
ˈzəʊdɪˌæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BRAINIAC

brain-twister
brainbow
brainbox
braincase
brainchild
brainchildren
braindead
Braine
brainfart
brainfood
brainier
brainiest
brainily
braininess
brainish
brainless
brainlessly
brainlessness
brainpan
brainpower

WORDS THAT END LIKE BRAINIAC

anthomaniac
bibliomaniac
egomaniac
eniac
ergomaniac
erotomaniac
kleptomaniac
megalomaniac
melomaniac
monomaniac
morphinomaniac
mythomaniac
necromaniac
nymphomaniac
pandemoniac
pyromaniac
sal ammoniac
sex maniac
theomaniac
timbromaniac

Synonyms and antonyms of brainiac in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «brainiac» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BRAINIAC

Find out the translation of brainiac to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of brainiac from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «brainiac» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

brainiac
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cerebrito
570 millions of speakers

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brainiac
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Brainiac
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هوس الدماغ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

умник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

brainiac
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

brainiac
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

brainiac
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Brainiac
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Brainiac
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

異例な頭脳力を持つ人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

천재
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Brainiac
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

brainiac
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Brainiac
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ब्रेनियाक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Brainiac´ın
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Brainiac
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Brainiac
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розумник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Brainiac
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Μπρέινιακ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Brainiac
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

brainiac
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Brainiac
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of brainiac

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BRAINIAC»

The term «brainiac» is regularly used and occupies the 65.175 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BRAINIAC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about brainiac

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QUOTES WITH «BRAINIAC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word brainiac.
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Shanley Caswell
I had a weird high school because I graduated early when I was 16. I moved out to California, but I was only there for freshman and sophomore year, and I was a bit of a brainiac.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BRAINIAC»

Discover the use of brainiac in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to brainiac and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive ...
Uproarious, silly, engaging, and erudite, this book is an irresistible celebration of nostalgia, curiosity, and nerdy obsession–in a word, trivia. * The koala ** Venus *** Albert Brooks From the Hardcover edition.
Ken Jennings, 2006
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Brainiac's Road Trip
Activity book of games, puzzles, riddles, mazes, crossword puzzles, stories, travel bingo and much more to keep kids busy while traveling
Susan Hood, 2005
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Brainiac's Secret Agent Activity Book: Fun Activities for ...
What adventures await the owner of this spy book!
Sarah Jane Brian, Peter Pauper Press, 2005
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Spelling Bee Brainiac: 600 Incredible Spelling Challenges ...
Includes: 600 cards, each with a spelling word, part of speech, pronunciation, definition, sample sentence, and a fun clue to help you remember how to spell the word Three difficulty levels and a fun point-scoring challenge so all ages can ...
Randy Howe, 2008
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The Brainiac Box: 600 Facts Every Smart Person Should Know
A great gift for trivia buffs, game lovers, and anyone who wants to quiz their friends and test their smarts, Brainiac Box features 600 flashcards (some practical, some funny) that cover a variety of subjects in math and science, arts and ...
Mark Shulman, 2008
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Brainiac's Bug Book: Creepy Crawly Activities
This awesome activity book is filled with info about all things creepy and crawly, with stories to complete, word searches, mazes, lots of jokes, backyard bug bingo, and much more. Free ladybug pen included.
Ann Tenah, 2003
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Globetrotting Brainiac: 600 Historical Facts & Fun Trivia ...
This fun and educational flashcard adventure includes 600 color-coded flashcards covering every continent and countries all around the world, with questions, answers, and fun facts.
Randy Howe, 2008
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Supergirl Vs. Brainiac
Brainiac the evil android and clones have tricked Superman into straying far from Earth, leaving the planet unprotected--so it is up to Supergirl to save Metropolis from the super villain's army.
Scott Sonneborn, 2013
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Superman: Brainiac
Superman tries to stop the supervillain Brainiac's plan to shrink the city of Metropolis, where Supergirl is fighting his robot minions, and add it to his collection of miniature specimens.
Geoff Johns, 2010
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Brainiac's Go Green! Activity Book
Jam packed with cool games, activities, and Earth-Saver tips that teach environmentalism and conservation!
Mara Conlon, Heather Zschock, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BRAINIAC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term brainiac is used in the context of the following news items.
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BvS Director Zack Snyder Says Brainiac Will Be in a Future …
"I remember talking about, 'What's the next villain?'" said Snyder. "'We can't do another alien invasion.' Brainiac was definitely down the road.". «IGN, Jul 15»
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Compliments (and what they meant) - Rushville Republican: Opinion
5 was an Einstein-ian brainiac? Melissa Slye said “You where (spelling is correct!) very good at football this year.” So was No. 5 a “jock”? «The Rushville Republican, Jul 15»
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GOP Establishment Opens Up on Trump - The Rush Limbaugh Show
The all-star brainiac panel, fill-in host Shannon Bream speaking with George Will about Trump. She said, "Jeb went on to say, he took this ... «RushLimbaugh.com, Jul 15»
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Supergirl, Superwoman & Power Girl Historical Timeline Part 2 …
Matrix resumes the Supergirl form just before the villain Brainiac find her and hypnotizes her into joining his invasion against Earth. In the end ... «The Mary Sue, Jul 15»
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Captain Comics: The 10 best tiny heroes - The Commercial Appeal
Shrinking was all the rage in early 1960s Superman comics, because the villain Brainiac (first appearance 1958) shrunk the Kryptonian city ... «Memphis Commercial Appeal, Jul 15»
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Superman the fighter | moviepilot.com
Telepathy shouldn't be so much trouble for Superman; drawing on his battles with Brainiac and his capacity to l earn from them, I again wager ... «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
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Vic Spencer & Tree "VicTree" - Rhyme Junkie - Hip-Hop news …
The answer is SAVEMONEY “great-grandfather” and Brainiac Society crew's own Vic Spencer. Vic began his career as an MC in 1994, ... «Rhyme Junkie, Jul 15»
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Film Review: 'April and the Extraordinary World'
Per Tardi's premise, the emperor was toying with the laws of science long before Hitler, employing an otherwise responsible brainiac named ... «Variety, Jul 15»
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'Batman v. Superman' Scene Descriptions Surface, Brainiac
Hot on the heels of new images from the anticipated Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Entertainment production of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of ... «/FILM, Jul 15»
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The $30M Tim Burton 'Superman' film you'll never see | New York Post
First, Smith said, Peters asked him, “Who the f–k is Kal-El?” (Kal-El is Superman's real name.) Then, as Smith read of how the villain, Brainiac, ... «New York Post, Jul 15»

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