What is a “brain fart”?

The phrase “brain fart” is used to refer to a time when a person has a brief moment of stupidity. It could be that the person completely loses focus in a conversation, says something foolish, or just completely forgets something that they should have known.

Here’s an example of the usage of “brain fart”:

“Brain Fart” In a Sentence

Bob:  "Hey Tom, you set up a meeting at 5pm today right?"

Tom:  "I'm sorry Bob, I just had a brain fart.  Can you tell me 
why I set up this meeting?"

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