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  • adj. Resembling a brick


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brick +‎ -like


  • They used stencils to etch a bricklike pattern of grooves in the asphalt itself and then painted it red, so it looks (a little bit) like a brick crosswalk.

    Matthew Yglesias » Against the Brick

  • They came open and spilled out objects, including the bricklike Toughbooks, across the floor.

    True Spirit

  • In older days, the cruel word “hillbilly” would have applied to such concentration knitting the brow, the bricklike chin, the eyes so close together.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • On Saturday I got taken by a fit of baking and produced a loaf of wholemeal sunflower seed bread and some wholemeal danish pastries which are a trifle bricklike, if truth be told, but the flavour is good.

    Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood...

  • If all that matters to you in a smart phone is size, the Nokia 9300 might not be for you, even though it's smaller than its bricklike predecessors.


  • "It often takes an outside pair of eyes to see the design culture of a country more clearly," explains Horbury, who transformed Volvo's bricklike cars into stylish studies in Swedish design.


  • The drawings were "too angular or too bricklike or look like something out of 'Buck Rogers'," Lutz recalls thinking at the time.

    The Fast And The Luxurious

  • Her large face, a face rendered bricklike by years of inebriety, was covered with dark blotches born of frostbite, alcoholic inflammation, sunburn, and exposure to wind, and her eyes were perpetually in a state of suppuration.

    Through Russia

  • Grawp's lopsided mouth was gaping stupidly; they could see his bricklike yellow teeth glimmering in the half-light, his dull sludge-coloured eyes narrowed as he squinted down at the creatures at his feet.

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • Kethry gave each of them a strip of dried meat and a piece of hard journey bread; they ate in silence and warmth and passed the water-skin back and forth until the thirst roused by salt-dried meat and bricklike bread was gone.



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