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1. brick

noun. ['ˈbrɪk'] rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material.

Synonyms

  • mud brick
  • header
  • clinker brick
  • clinker
  • adobe
  • firebrick
  • clay
  • ceramic
  • adobe brick
  • coping
  • building material

Antonyms

  • stay
  • natural object
  • bad egg
  • liar

Etymology

  • brique (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Brick

  • realpolitik
  • ostpolitik
  • nonstick
  • handpick
  • vanwyk
  • vanwyck
  • vandyck
  • strick
  • sprick
  • afflik
  • zwick
  • trick
  • swick
  • stick
  • spic
  • smick
  • slick
  • shtick
  • schtick
  • schrick
  • schnick
  • schmick
  • schlick
  • quik
  • quick
  • prick
  • kwik
  • krick
  • klick
  • glick

How do you pronounce brick?

Pronounce brick as brɪk.

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Example sentences of the word brick


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place the gold sheet on the fire brick.

Quotes containing the word brick


1. Men say they love independence in a woman, but they don't waste a second demolishing it brick by brick.
- Candice Bergen

2. The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.
- Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

3. A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.
- Gilles Deleuze, A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia

2. red-brick

adjective. of or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century.

Synonyms

  • modern

Antonyms

  • early
  • old

3. brick-shaped

adjective. shaped like a brick.

Synonyms

  • cubic

Antonyms

  • planar
  • unidimensional

4. brick

noun. ['ˈbrɪk'] a good fellow; helpful and trustworthy.

Etymology

  • brique (French)
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