Verboticism: Brainout

Brainout

Created by: Biscotti

Definition: n. An out-of-body, or out-of-brain, experience which occurs when faced with a demanding intellectual challenge. v. To lose your train of thought while trying to demonstrate your intellectual prowess.

Pronunciation: bray-n-ow-t

Sentence: David was experiencing major brainout when on jeopardy, and was asked "This is the color yellow and blue make". He answered "What is purple?". He felt even worse when watching and noticed he and all the other players were wearing green shirts that day.

Etymology: Play on blankout. Brain (your thinker!) + out (forgetting, drawing a blank, OR as in external, not with you)

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