how to pronounce brickbat


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brickbat is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of brickbat


  1. A piece of brick used as a weapon, especially if thrown, or placed in something like a sock and used as a club.
  2. A criticism or uncomplimentary remark.


  1. To attack by throwing brickbats.
  2. To assail with criticism.

brickbat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word brickbat occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics brickbat can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that brickbat can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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