- a piece of brick, esp. one used as a missile
- an unfavorable or critical remark
- A piece, especially of brick, that is used as a weapon or missile.
- An unfavorable remark; a criticism.
Origin of brickbatbrick + bat1, piece of brick.
- A piece of brick used as a weapon, especially if thrown, or placed in something like a sock and used as a club.
- A criticism or uncomplimentary remark.