1 a fragment of brick used as a weapon
2 blunt criticism
- : A piece of brick used as a weapon, especially if thrown, or placed in something like a sock and used as a club.
- A criticism or
uncomplimentary remark hurled at artwork or other recipient.
- For example, it's quite common for magazines to have a section called Bouquets and Brickbats for compliments and criticisms.
- Reason Magazine: Daily Brickbathttp://www.reason.com/brickbat
Irish confetti, affront, aspersion, atrocity, bola, bolt, boomerang, contempt, contumely, countermissile, cut, despite, dump, enormity, flout, flouting, gibe, humiliation, indignity, injury, insult, jeer, jeering, missile, mock, mockery, offense, outrage, projectile, put-down, rock, rocket, scoff, scurrility, stone, taunt, throw stick, throwing-stick, torpedo, uncomplimentary remark, waddy