brick up sth definition, meaning - what is brick up sth in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “brick up sth”

See all translations

brick up sth

phrasal verb with brick uk   us   /brɪk/ verb
to build a wall of bricks around something, or to fill something with bricks: The doors and windows had been bricked up to prevent squatters from getting in.
Translations of “brick up sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 用磚砌牆圍住, 用磚堵住…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用砖砌墙围住, 用砖堵住…
(Definition of brick up sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of brick up sth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Kate Woodford,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More