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Definition of a brick

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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Definitions include: See fam.
Definitions include: "probably".
Definitions include: "apartment."
Definitions include: "second."
Definitions include: admission paid to get into a bar, dance club, etc.
Definitions include: "address".
Definitions include: "criminal".
Definitions include: to take the fingerprints of a person.
Definitions include: encouraging form of address, usually of a male.
Definitions include: "anyone".
Definitions include: "mayonnaise".
Definitions include: abbreviated form of "session".
Definitions include: "weirdo".

Other terms relating to 'broken':

Definitions include: to wreck a vehicle such that repairs would cost more than the value of the (unwrecked) vehicle.
Definitions include: extremely tired.
Definitions include: broken.
Definitions include: To reject or refuse, often in an abrupt or forceful manner.
Definitions include: to stop working.
Definitions include: to phone or page excessively; to fill up the capacity of some electronic answering service (voice mail, answering machine, one's pager, etc.)
Definitions include: out of alignment; CROOKED.
Definitions include: having one or more bugs; "buggy".
Definitions include: malfunctioning.
Definitions include: to vomit.
Definitions include: in an update or sequel to a video game, to make a weapon weak or weaker, such that it's like a Nerf gun.
Definitions include: to kill or destroy.
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: disturbing.
Definitions include: high-grade marijuana.

Other terms relating to 'cocaine':

Definitions include: cocaine.
Definitions include: cocaine.
Definitions include: an ounce of marijuana.
Definitions include: Cocaine, "also yeo, yo-head etc."
Definitions include: cocaine.
Definitions include: cocaine.
Definitions include: a strain of marijuana
Definitions include: kill, murder etc.
Definitions include: an eighth of an ounce of cocaine.
Definitions include: an exclamation of happiness.
Definitions include: cocaine.
Definitions include: cocaine.
Definitions include: N: Cocaine
Definitions include: cocaine.
Definitions include: cocaine.

Other terms relating to 'cold':

Definitions include: cold.
Definitions include: less common spelling of nipply.
Definitions include: cold.
Definitions include: extremely cold.
Definitions include: fast.
Definitions include: "dumb brick", i.e. very cold.
Definitions include: A term for expressing extreme cool or cold temperatures.
Definitions include: of weather or an environment, cold enough to cause nipples to become erect.
Definitions include: extremely cold.
Definitions include: of weather, cold, causing nipples to harden.

Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: acronym for "way to go".
Definitions include: acronym for "age sex location race picture".
Definitions include: a website with little or no content, consisting of mostly (or entirely) links to other websites.
Definitions include: the "Keep It Simple, Stupid Principle".
Definitions include: the pressing of the "Alt" key + the "Ctrl" key + the "Del" key to reboot or unfreeze a PC computer.
Definitions include: alternate spelling of kludge.
Definitions include: acronym for "Oh my God", a general-purpose exclamation.
Definitions include: a post to a discussion forum that is intended to incite flames.
Definitions include: a form of shareware where, in lieu of the "registration" fee, the author asks that users donate to a charity.
Definitions include: acronym for "that feeling when".
Definitions include: acronym for "great".
Definitions include: acronym for "I love you so fucking much".
Definitions include: acronym for "First World problem" or "First World problems".
Definitions include: acronym for "I am not a lawyer."
Definitions include: acronym for "thanks in advance".

Other terms relating to 'drugs':

Definitions include: ketamine.
Definitions include: a nerd, wimp, wuss.
Definitions include: black tar heroin.
Definitions include: melted methamphetamine.
Definitions include: LSD; "acid".
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: male genitalia
Definitions include: 1/8 ounce of drugs
Definitions include: poor quality Marijuana.
Definitions include: cocaine.
Definitions include: a joint (i.e. marijuana cigarette.)
Definitions include: a pill of amphetamine.
Definitions include: Ketamine.
Definitions include: a marijuana cigarette; "joint".
Definitions include: money.

Other terms relating to 'sports (related to)':

Definitions include: basketball.
Definitions include: an inexperienced surfer, regardless of age.
Definitions include: to body check as in sports (hockey, American football, rugby, etc.)
Definitions include: "mountain bike".
Definitions include: in soccer (football), the kick of a ball through an opponent's legs.
Definitions include: to play with a Hacky Sack (footbag.)
Definitions include: to jog and juggle at the same time.
Definitions include: a very good, trusted friend, often from childhood; "homie"; "boy".
Definitions include: a girl who dress up for a hockey games hoping to get a date with the players.
Definitions include: anabolic steroids.
Definitions include: anabolic steroids used for fast muscle mass building.
Definitions include: in anything, a second chance; "do over".
Definitions include: gossip, secret information.
Definitions include: a stupid or absent-minded person.
Definitions include: in "professional wrestling," a wrestler who intentionally loses to improve the image of the winner.

Other terms relating to 'telephone, phone':

Definitions include: a last-minute or previously unplanned request to meet up with someone with the intention of having sex (i.e. getting booty.)
Definitions include: cell phone.
Definitions include: to phone or page excessively; to fill up the capacity of some electronic answering service (voice mail, answering machine, one's pager, etc.)
Definitions include: phone number.
Definitions include: to urinate.
Definitions include: phone.
Definitions include: phone number or digits.
Definitions include: a person or object that erred.
Definitions include: a song.
Definitions include: a handgun.
Definitions include: a request for a phone call.
Definitions include: a five pound note.
Definitions include: a friend.
Definitions include: to call on a telephone.
Definitions include: cell phone.

Other terms relating to 'to break, ruin, destroy':

Definitions include: high-grade marijuana.
Definitions include: stiff, sore.
Definitions include: to destroy.
Definitions include: to phone or page excessively; to fill up the capacity of some electronic answering service (voice mail, answering machine, one's pager, etc.)
Definitions include: to kill or destroy.
Definitions include: great.
Definitions include: to vomit.
Definitions include: to be under the influence of drugs.
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: to break, to fail.
Definitions include: to destroy.
Definitions include: to break or ruin.
Definitions include: ruined.
Definitions include: to wreck a vehicle such that repairs would cost more than the value of the (unwrecked) vehicle.
Definitions include: to have sex.

Other terms relating to 'unintelligent person, idiot':

Definitions include: a stupid person.
Definitions include: a stupid person.
Definitions include: a stupid person or someone that you don't know and don't like.
Definitions include: an idiotic or incompetent person.
Definitions include: an unkind person; "jerk"; "asshole".
Definitions include: stupid, useless, dip shit.
Definitions include: an unintelligent celebrity.
Definitions include: idiot, moron.
Definitions include: "moron".
Definitions include: styling.
Definitions include: Someone who acts stupid or does stupid things
Definitions include: unintelligent person; "moron"; "idiot".
Definitions include: a stupid or absent-minded person.
Definitions include: a hypothetical club whose members are not very "bright", meaning intelligent.
Definitions include: someone who is stupid.

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Other terms relating to 'brick':

Definitions include: acronym for "brick-and-mortar".
Definitions include: a "traditional" business with a physical presence.
Definitions include: nice rack
Definitions include: a large muscular person.
Definitions include: anything solid, sturdy, well-built.
Definitions include: of a woman, to be well-endowed.
Definitions include: large, muscular, and strongly built.
Definitions include: very unintelligent.
Definitions include: "dumb brick", i.e. very cold.
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: Couldn't believe it, or make a big deal.
Definitions include: to react with extreme emotion; "freak out".
Definitions include: cold.

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