brickbat definition

  • noun:
    • a bit, specially of stone, used as a weapon or missile.
    • An unfavorable comment; a criticism.
    • : A piece of brick utilized as a weapon, particularly if thrown, or placed in something such as a sock and utilized as a club.
    • A criticism or uncomplimentary comment.
    • A piece or fragment of a brick. See first bat, n. 4.
    • A piece or fragment of a brick; particularly, some a brick utilized as a missile. See bat, 8.
    • Hornblende schist, which upon weathering breaks up into rectangular blocks from three sets of joints.
    • blunt criticism
    • a fragment of stone made use of as a weapon
    • A piece, especially of brick, used as a weapon or missile.
    • An unfavorable comment; a criticism.
    • : some stone made use of as a weapon, particularly if tossed, or put in something like a sock and utilized as a club.
    • A criticism or uncomplimentary comment.
    • a bit or fragment of a brick. See first bat, n. 4.
    • an item or fragment of a brick; specifically, a bit of a brick utilized as a missile. See bat, 8.
    • Hornblende schist, which upon weathering breaks up into rectangular obstructs from three sets of bones.
    • blunt critique
    • a fragment of brick used as a weapon
  • others:
    • To assail with bits of brick: as, the mob brickbatted the authorities.
    • To assail with bits of brick: as, the mob brickbatted the authorities.

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