- a sudden impulse, idea, etc.
- a fit of mental confusion or excitement.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
OTHER WORDS FROM brainstormbrain·storm·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for brainstorm
Bringing comedy to the forefront, Samsung employs Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd to sit in a brainstorm meeting.
He used precious time when he could have been resting to brainstorm with Fasanella about ways to make future raids more effective.Why Was My Son Killed in Fallujah—and His Murderer Set Free? |Michael Daly |January 12, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
They didn't want to brainstorm solutions and they didn't want to bale water.Who Wants To Be Prime Minister? Not Rami Hamdallah |Maysoon Zayid |June 21, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
Over the next three days we'll hear stories of bravery and brainstorm solutions for change.
She was working on the MGM production, Brainstorm, with Walken when she drowned over Thanksgiving weekend.L.A. Sheriff Reopens Natalie Wood Drowning Probe, Citing New Information |Christine Pelisek |November 18, 2011 |DAILY BEAST
I fired up my Xbox and opened a word-processor and started to brainstorm ideas for my papers.Little Brother |Cory Doctorow
"And then my erstwhile associate Jimenez had a brainstorm," said Terry ruefully.Creatures of the Abyss |Murray Leinster
Dont worry, said Harvey, Flo probably had a brainstorm and called them already.Beginners Luck |Emily Hahn
It may seem rude to say so, but Orangeism consists mainly of a settled hallucination and an annual brainstorm.The Open Secret of Ireland |T. M. Kettle
It had been a brainstorm selecting only girls—and pretty young things, at that—for the Interstellar Symphony.World Beyond Pluto |C. H. Thames