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Browsing page 1 of words meaning to break, ruin, destroy (26 words total)

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    • bad qualities
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blow to hell

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blow up

verb

  • a feeling of ecstasy brought about by the consumption of the drug MDMA (also known as "ecstasy", "X", "E", etc.)
    This is great X - I've been blowing up all night.

    Last edited on Apr 19 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 19 2000.

  • to significantly increase in one's socio-economic status.
    I'm go blow up when my album is released.

    Last edited on Oct 05 2001. Submitted by Ugunda G. from Akron, OH, USA on Oct 05 2001.

  • to become extremely angry.
    He totally blew up at me after I wrecked his car.

    Last edited on Jan 04 2003. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 04 2003.

verb - transitive

  • to phone or page excessively; to fill up the capacity of some electronic answering service (voice mail, answering machine, one's pager, etc.)
    My crazy ex keeps blowing up my cellphone.
    Appreciate it if you wouldn't blow up my email.

    Last edited on Apr 19 2013. Submitted by Greg K. from Tucson, AZ, USA on Jun 10 1999.

  • to destroy.
                                                                                                                            

    Citation from "Dave of the Dead", Happy Endings (TV), Season 1 Episode 7 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 06 2011.

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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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    • 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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fuck up

noun

verb - ambitransitive

verb - transitive

  • to severely injure (a person) or damage or ruin (a thing.)
    He really fucked that guy up!
    Thanks for fucking up my car.
                                                                                                     

    Citation from "Chapter 5", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2009) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                  

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    Citation from "Chapter 10", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 4 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 06 2012. Submitted by Craig B. from New York, NY, USA on Nov 17 1998.

  • to damage a person emotionally.
    His ex-girlfriend really fucked him up.

    Last edited on Jan 04 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

  • by extension of the "damage or ruin (a thing)" meaning, to perform some task exceptionally well.
    Let's get out on the dance floor and fuck some shit up!

    Last edited on Jul 21 2012. Submitted by Sarah Lynn on Feb 23 2012.

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