Brickbat meaning

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

  • brick bat piece of brick

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • brick +‎ bat. See bat (“part of a brick with one whole end”).

    From Wiktionary