Synonyms for braining
- chop down
- knock block off
- knock cold
- knock for a loop
- lay siege to
- light into
- pounce upon
- set upon
- take the offensive
- turn on
Antonyms for braining
- leave alone
- be lazy
- slough off
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BRAINING
I was not afraid of his shooting me, but had been afraid of his braining me with the butt end of it.
I know of a man who once came within an inch of braining his fellow-soldier.
The mast snapped like a pipe-stem and crashed upon the deck, braining the helmsman in its fall.
Insane Dervishes and Santons meditate the propriety of braining the infidel Howadji.
I am about to fulfil a great act of justice by braining you with my cudgel like a wolf caught in a trap.
Perhaps I might pick up something—a griddle would be a weapon handy for braining a man, or even a frying pan would do.
What would there be to prevent my braining the Indian in his tracks and then escape?