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brainy

adjective  /ˈbreɪ·ni/ infml us  
intelligent: Sarah was beautiful and brainy.
Translations of “brainy”
in Korean 똘똘한, 똑똑한…
in Arabic ذَكي, نَبيه…
in Portuguese inteligente, esperto…
in Catalan intel·ligent…
in Japanese 賢い, 頭のよい…
in Italian sveglio, intelligente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有才能的, 十分聰明的…
in Russian умный…
in Turkish akıllı, zeki…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有才能的, 十分聪明的…
in Polish łebski…
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