rash, foolish, or badly thought out: harebrained schemes
also harebrained, 1550s, from hare-brain “giddy or reckless person” (1540s), probably from hare, on notion of “flighty, skittish.”
[hair] /hɛər/ noun, plural hares (especially collectively) hare. 1. any rodentlike mammal of the genus Lepus, of the family Leporidae, having long ears, a divided upper lip, and long hind limbs adapted for leaping. 2. any of the larger species of this genus, as distinguished from certain of the smaller ones known as rabbits. 3. […]
[hah-reem] /hɑˈrim/ noun 1. . [hair-uh m, har-] /ˈhɛər əm, ˈhær-/ noun 1. the part of a Muslim palace or house reserved for the residence of women. 2. the women in a Muslim household, including the mother, sisters, wives, concubines, daughters, entertainers, and servants. 3. Animal Behavior. a social group of females, as elephant seals, […]
[hahr-ee krish-nuh, har-ee] /ˈhɑr i ˈkrɪʃ nə, ˈhær i/ noun 1. a religious sect based on Vedic scriptures, whose followers engage in joyful congregational chanting of Krishna’s name: founded in the U.S. in 1966. /ˈhɑːrɪ ˈkrɪʃnə/ noun 1. a Hindu sect devoted to a form of Hinduism (Krishna Consciousness) based on the worship of the […]
[hair-lip] /ˈhɛərˌlɪp/ noun 1. Usually Offensive. . /ˈhɛəˌlɪp/ noun 1. a congenital cleft or fissure in the midline of the upper lip, resembling the cleft upper lip of a hare, often occurring with cleft palate Preferred form cleft lip harelip hare·lip (hâr’lĭp’) n. See cleft lip.