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Meaning of BRICKBAT

Pronunciation:  'brik`bat

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  blunt criticism
  2. [n]  a fragment of brick used as a weapon
 

BRICKBAT is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: criticism, fragment, unfavorable judgment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Brick"bat`\, n.
A piece or fragment of a brick. See {Bat}, 4. --Bacon.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affront, aspersion, atrocity, bola, bolt, boomerang, contempt, contumely, countermissile, cut, despite, dump, enormity, flout, flouting, gibe, humiliation, indignity, injury, insult, Irish confetti, jeer, jeering, missile, mock, mockery, offense, outrage, projectile, put-down, rock, rocket, scoff, scurrility, stone, taunt, throw stick, throwing-stick, torpedo, uncomplimentary remark, waddy
 

 

 

 

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