follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

brickle

[brik-uh l] /ˈbrɪk əl/
adjective, Midland and Southern U.S.
1.
easily broken; brittle.
Origin of brickle
late Middle English
1000
before 1000; British dial., Scots; late Middle English bryckell, Old English -brycel tending to break, equivalent to bryc- (mutated past participle stem of brecan to break) + -el adj. suffix
Related forms
brickleness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for brickle
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for brickle

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for brickle

15
18
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for brickle