Definition from zikkir, the free dictionary
NounBrick (countable and uncountable; plural Bricks)
- (countable) A hardened rectangular block of mud, clay etc., used for building.
- (uncountable) Considered collectively, as a building material.
- (countable) Something shaped like a brick.
- (informal) A helpful and reliable person
- (basketball, slang) A shot which misses, particularly one which bounces directly out of the basket because of a too-flat trajectory, as if the ball were a heavier object.
- (informal) A power brick; an external power supply consisting of a small box with an integral male power plug and an attached electric cord terminating in another power plug.
- (technology, slang) An electronic device, especially a heavy box-shaped one, that has become non-functional or obsolete.
Brick (not comparable)
- Made of brick(s).
- To build with bricks.
- To make into bricks.
- (slang) To hit someone using a brick.
- (computing slang) To make an electronic device nonfunctional and usually beyond repair, essentially making it no more useful than a brick.
- (regional slang) To be in a high state of anxiety or fright: "Bricking it"
terms derived from brick (noun)
hardened block used for building
a building material
term for a helpful, reliable person
made of brick(s)
make into brick
From English brig.
- IPA: /bʀik/
Brick m. (plural Bricks)
- (South Scots) to break
- Make shair ee deh brick yon vase!