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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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h'ed

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jamoke

  • idiot.
    Look at the jamoke tripping over his shoelaces.

    Last edited on May 15 2002. Submitted by Marie F. from Boston, MA, USA on May 15 2002.

  • person who acts foolishly or unwise.
    Sometimes, my son is a jamoke.

    Last edited on Mar 02 2003. Submitted by Joseph B. from Crestwood, IL, USA on Mar 02 2003.

  • This term is often used by the police for offenders whom are considered to be deadbeats,with no future. Trouble makers and the like.

    Last edited on Aug 21 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 21 2011.

noun

  • A fool, moron, or otherwise ignorant person. A person pretending to be street smart, but lacking it entirely. Often used to refer to a person who makes a fool of themselves while trying to impress others.
    That guy's a real jamokie.
    Here comes a bunch of jamokies.
    Who's that jamokie?

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by M H. on Aug 29 2003.

  • idiot, fool, person with no redeeming qualities.
    Some jamoke came in the store and started throwing things all over the floor for fun.

    Last edited on Feb 26 2005. Submitted by Matt H. from Morgantown, WV, USA on Feb 26 2005.

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Jedi knight

verb

  • to accomplish a feat so difficult in order to succeed, that one must use "the force."
    Man this place is so packed, I totally just Jedi knighted my way through the crowd.

    Last edited on Jun 15 2013. Submitted by Amber M. from New Orleans, LA, USA on May 15 2002.

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plug

  • to engage in sexual intercourse. Etymology: the male fills in or "plugs" his sexual partner.
    I plugged her.

    Last edited on May 14 2013. Submitted by Colin R. from Baltimore, MD, USA on May 15 2002.

verb - transitive

  • to shoot.
                                                                                                          

    Citation from "Let No Man Put Asunder", FlashForward (TV show), Season 1 Episode 16 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

    Citation from "Failure is Not a Factory-Installed Option", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 3 (2006) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
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    Last edited on Mar 02 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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see Mr. H

verb

  • to become high.
    So, are we gonna go see Mr. H tonight?

    Last edited on May 15 2002. Submitted by unknown on May 15 2002.

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