brickbat (Meaning)

Wordnet

brickbat (n)

a fragment of brick used as a weapon

blunt criticism

Webster

brickbat (n.)

A piece or fragment of a brick. See Bat, 4.

brickbat Sentence Examples

  1. The critic's review of the new play was a barrage of brickbats, leaving the playwright feeling discouraged.
  2. The politician faced a constant stream of brickbats from his opponents, but remained resolute in his convictions.
  3. He ignored the brickbats hurled his way by online trolls, choosing to focus on constructive criticism instead.
  4. The unexpected success of the film silenced the brickbats of those who doubted its potential.
  5. Her courage in speaking out against injustice inspired others, despite facing numerous brickbats.
  6. The historical record revealed the forgotten struggles of activists who endured brickbats for their progressive ideas.
  7. The company weathered the storm of negative publicity, emerging stronger after deflecting the brickbats of its competitors.
  8. The artist, accustomed to brickbats from critics, persevered in her vision, creating groundbreaking work.
  9. The social media platform implemented stricter moderation policies to combat the spread of harmful brickbats and misinformation.
  10. In the spirit of healthy debate, he welcomed constructive criticism, but refused to engage with those throwing mere brickbats.

FAQs About the word brickbat

a fragment of brick used as a weapon, blunt criticismA piece or fragment of a brick. See Bat, 4.

insult, sarcasm, outrage,offence, attack, criticism, dis, name, barb, poke

compliment, praise, commendation, applause, praise, commendation, applause,compliment, accolade, flattery

The critic's review of the new play was a barrage of brickbats, leaving the playwright feeling discouraged.

The politician faced a constant stream of brickbats from his opponents, but remained resolute in his convictions.

He ignored the brickbats hurled his way by online trolls, choosing to focus on constructive criticism instead.

The unexpected success of the film silenced the brickbats of those who doubted its potential.