a failed shot (in basketball) that bounces off the rim or backboard. : Chalk up another brick for Michael.
any failure. : This whole thing is a mess. Whose brick is this anyway?
to fail. (From sense 1.) : The whole project bricked because we sat on the contract too long.
to strike or punch someone. (Streets.) : That dude just bricked a cop!
a block of marijuana; a kilo of cocaine. (Drugs.) : Man, I can't afford a brick! Gimme a bag. , The police said he was carrying a “brick” of cannabis when arrested.
a large, brick-shaped, handheld mobile telephone that is a precursor to the modern cellphone. : I still have my old “brick,” but I'd be embarrassed to use it, even if it did still work.