Meaning of “brickbat” in the English Dictionary

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"brickbat" in British English

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brickbatnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbrɪk.bæt/ us /ˈbrɪk.bæt/

a spoken attack:

The members of parliament hurled brickbats at the minister.
She responded angrily to the brickbats thrown at her.

(Definition of “brickbat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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