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brick

adjective

  • very cold. Usually only used to describe the temperature of a place, e.g. the weather or indoors in a particular location.
    It's brick outside today.
    • See more words with the same meaning: cold.

    Last edited on Mar 23 1999. Submitted by Meeka B. from Harlem, NY, USA on Mar 23 1999.

noun

  • an unintelligent person. Derived from "dumb as a brick."
    That kid is such a brick!

    Last edited on May 15 2002. Submitted by tim g. from Duluth, MN, USA on May 15 2002.

  • a basketball shot in which the ball bounces off the backboard and/or hits the rim, but does not go though the net.
    He keeps on hitting bricks.
    Brick!

    Last edited on Jan 27 2003. Submitted by Fox from Queens, NY, USA on Jan 27 2003.

  • a large quantity of drugs packaged in a brick shape, especially cocaine.
    I'm gonna buy some bricks tonight.
    • See more words with the same meaning: cocaine.
    • See more words with the same meaning: drugs.

    Last edited on Aug 04 2013. Submitted by Terry S. from Long Island City, NY, USA on Mar 08 2003.

  • an external power transformer that provides power from a wall socket to a laptop, wireless router, projector, etc.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • a piece of electronic equipment that has been rendered inoperable. This usually happens when trying to update the firmware or BIOS of the device, when "jail-breaking", installing new cell-phone ROMs, etc.
    I tried to run some program I got off the web to turn my phone into a wireless hotspot. Now it's a brick.
    • See more words with the same meaning: broken.
    • See more words with the same meaning: computer slang.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • a large cellphone.

    Last edited on Sep 21 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 21 2009.

  • a reliable person. British slang.
    You can always rely on Joe - he's such a brick.

    Last edited on Aug 04 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 04 2013.

verb - ambitransitive

  • To bail, ditch, let down, not show up or do something as promised/agreed to.
    Yeah, Annie planned the whole thing, but now she's bricking.
    Yo, looks like he's gonna brick on the party, but the rest of us are coming.
    Yeah, she planned the whole thing, but then she just bricked.

    Last edited on Jun 03 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Dec 23 2012.

verb - transitive

  • to hit with bricks.
    James's car got bricked last night.

    Last edited on Aug 04 2013. Submitted by Key on Mar 21 2006.

  • to render a (usually portable) electronic device unusable - i.e. as useful as a brick.
    I bricked my iPhone trying to jailbreak it.

    Last edited on Aug 04 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 03 2009.

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brick house

  • nice rack
    She's a brick house.

    Last edited on May 08 2002. Submitted by Amanda on May 08 2002.

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brick shithouse

noun

  • a large muscular person.
    That guy is built like a brick Shithouse.

    Last edited on Jan 18 2005. Submitted by Ed S. from Kenosha, WI, USA on Jan 18 2005.

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brick shit house

noun

  • anything solid, sturdy, well-built.

    Usually used by comparison, in the expression "build like a brick shit house". See also shit house.

    Last edited on Jun 17 2010. Submitted by Kellie B. from Tumwater, WA, USA on Dec 08 1999.

  • of a male, muscular.
    My husband is built like a brick shit house.

    Last edited on Jun 17 2010. Submitted by Kellie B. from Tumwater, WA, USA on Dec 08 1999.

  • of a female, having large breasts.
    That girl is built like a brick shit house.

    Last edited on Jun 17 2010. Submitted by Lisa on Dec 31 2002.

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bridge-and-tunnel posse

  • Girls who live in Jersey, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn or worse Long Island who go into Manhattan on the weekend for clubbing, The term primarily refers to girls from Jersey or LI. Origin: Bridge and Tunnel because that is their mode of transportation into/out of the island. Posse because they frequently travel in large packs.
    Jenny's ripped jeans and Springsteen t-shirt gave her away as a member of the Bridge and Tunnel posse.

    Last edited on Jul 12 2004. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 12 2004.

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BRIIP

  • the sound of a dirt bike when the throttle is opened. An exclamation of excitement. To have sex.
    Briip briip!
    I briiped her last night.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 20 2009.

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