brick - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/brɪk/
singularbrick
pluralbricks
  1. 1
    [countable] a block used for building walls and other structures

    He laid every brick himself.

    1. a.
      [uncountable] bricks used as a building material

      The church was built entirely of brick.

      a brick wall

  2. 2
    [countable] British informal old-fashioned a nice helpful person
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