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bore stiff

adjective

verb

  • to bore someone a lot.
    That math teacher sure knows how to bore me stiff.
    • See more words with the same meaning: boring.

    Last edited on Dec 12 2012. Submitted by Anonymous from Worcester, MA, USA on Feb 20 2010.

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brew

adjective

  • really ugly.
    That girl was brew.
    Added remark: I live in Dublin and would spell "that girl was bru' ", as instead of "brew" in your example, what sounds like [bru] could be a short version of "brutal". Usual slang expression "she's brutal" as in very unattractive.

    Last edited on Jun 15 2013. Submitted by Cotrell M. from Portland, OR, USA on Nov 11 1999.

noun

  • beer.
    Hey bro, wanna pass me another brew?
                                          

                                                                                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from "Conscience", Wilfred (US TV), Season 1 Episode 6 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: alcohol.

    Last edited on Oct 15 2011. Submitted by Charles B. from Westminster, CO, USA on Jun 16 1999.

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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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broke

adjective

  • displeasing, low-quality.
    Damn! Your car is broke!
    You are one broke-ass dork.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2011. Submitted by Peter C. from Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR 97219, USA on Sep 23 1998.

  • extremely unattractive.
    Man, you hooked up with some broke bitch when you were drunk last night.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by will m. from Kansas City, MO, USA on Oct 08 2001.

  • Out of style, used to be the trend, i.e., mullet hair cuts or leg warmers.
    When grandma was younger, that broke jacket was cool.

    Last edited on Feb 22 2003. Submitted by Angie W. from Seattle, WA, USA on Feb 22 2003.

  • unacceptable. a synonym for "busted."
    This food is broke. She's got a nice body, but her face is broke as hell.

    Last edited on Feb 26 2003. Submitted by Chad B. from Brooklyn, NY, USA on Feb 26 2003.

  • to get messed up
    I got broke when I crashed on my skateboard.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 07 2004.

  • out of money.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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    Citation from "You've Got Male", Happy Endings (TV), Season 1 Episode 9 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 21 2011. Submitted by Anonymous from Okotoks, AB, Canada on Feb 09 2009.

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brutal

adjective

  • extremely horrendous, embarrassing or harsh. (Not slang, coming to English from Medieval Latin.)
    It was brutal when Stanford got knocked out of the Final Four.
    Dude, that was a brutal way to break up with your girlfriend!

    Last edited on Jan 23 2012. Submitted by Alli Henry from Palo Alto, CA, USA on Apr 18 1998.

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