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1Suffering from an injury to the brain that impairs its functions, especially on a permanent basis:‘she was irreversibly brain-damaged’‘a neurologist who studies brain-damaged patients’
- 1.1informal, offensive Extremely foolish or stupid:‘he's a treacherous brain-damaged old vulture’
- 1.1informal, offensive Extremely foolish or stupid:
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.