brickbat


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to brickbat

a fragment of brick used as a weapon

Related Words

blunt criticism

References in periodicals archive ?
We are pleased to announce that another alternative comics legend, Contributing Editor Peter Bagge, will be picking up where Colon leaves off, bringing his own perspective to Brickbats.
bouquets, flowers; and there are the curveballs, the brickbats that life throws at you - be it Brexit, or falling out with people, be it change of circumstance or even dealing with loss."
The 22-year-old actor Ramya Pranjali Tanna speaking to a IndiaScribes.com said that she was thrilled to be part of the three-film deal with BrickBat Films and was looking forward to shooting with the talented and enterprising director Suneet Vohra.
It sounds more like the eulogy that greets managers when they arrive than the brickbat that traditionally follow them out the door.
He said: "I'm delighted with the MBE - it makes a change for a referee to get a gong rather than a brickbat!"
Zermatt, Borovets in Bulgaria and Courchevel in the French Alps each received brickbat Broken Ski awards.
Sheffield are the unfortunate winners of the brickbat of the week award after their cruel race scheduling last week that saw a 1hr 20min gap between the last of four supporting opens for the Owlerton Boomakers Standard final and the feature race itself.
And a brickbat, too, for many of the home supporters in the Yugoslavia match.
The bouquet was ordered, but it will have to be a brickbat instead as heat five was a once-only affair due the proximity of a South African horserace - or was it virtual Afghan racing?
A brickbat went to the Renault Megane which was described as "by far the most troublesome medium-sized car" and was rated "poor" for reliability by Which?
The purpose of my bouquet piece is to ensure that I say something positive each week, but the Meldrew in me is taking over, and I can't resist the overwhelming desire to award a brickbat as well.
Well done Newmarket (you narrowly missed a brickbat for the layout of the Guineas course).
Referees are not often at the top of football fans' popularity charts, and they accept the brickbats from supporters are likely to outweigh the bouquets.
HIGHLY acclaimed, uplifting standup comedian and broadcaster Stephen K Amos is back from his world tour and hits the road with his brand-new tour Bouquets and Brickbats. His main aim is to cheer us up, for a moment, and try to help us forget what a mess the world finds itself in right now.
HIGHLY acclaimed, uplifting stand-up comedian and broadcaster Stephen K Amos is back from his world tour and hits the road this autumn with his brand-new tour Bouquets and Brickbats.