hurl a brickbat

hurl a brickbat
Synonyms and related words:
affront, call names, dishonor, disoblige, dump on, fleer at, flout, gibe at, give offense to, humiliate, insult, jeer at, jibe at, mock, offend, outrage, put down, scoff at, taunt, treat with indignity

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  • affront — Synonyms and related words: aggrieve, aspersion, atrocity, barb, beard, bell the cat, bid defiance, bite the bullet, brave, brazen, brazen out, breast, brickbat, bring before, bring forward, bring up, call names, call out, casus belli, challenge …   Moby Thesaurus

  • flout — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, abase, affront, aspersion, atrocity, back answer, barrack, belittle, blaspheme, break, break the law, brickbat, call names, care naught for, caustic remark, chaff, comeback, contemn, contempt, contravene …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gibe — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, affront, aphorism, apothegm, aspersion, atrocity, back answer, barrack, be merry with, bon mot, boutade, brickbat, bright idea, bright thought, brilliant idea, call names, caustic remark, chaff, comeback …   Moby Thesaurus

  • insult — Synonyms and related words: abase, abuse, affront, airs, arrogance, asperse, aspersion, atrocity, barb, be above, be contemptuous of, brickbat, call names, care nothing for, clannishness, cliquishness, contemn, contempt, contemptuousness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • jeer — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, affront, aspersion, atrocity, back answer, barrack, boo, brickbat, bullyrag, call names, catcall, caustic remark, chaff, comeback, contempt, contumely, crack, cut, cut at, cutting remark, decry, deride,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mock — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, abuse, adopt, affect, affected, affront, alike, alternate, alternative, ape, aped, apocryphal, appropriate, artificial, aspersion, assume, assumed, atrocity, back answer, backup, bamboozle, barrack,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • outrage — Synonyms and related words: abomination, abuse, afflict, affront, aggrieve, anger, aspersion, atrocity, attack, bad, bane, barbarism, barbarity, batter, befoul, befoulment, bewitch, bitterness, blight, breach, brickbat, bruise, brutality, buffet …   Moby Thesaurus

  • put down — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, abase, abasement, abash, account for, accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, affront, annihilate, ante, ante up, apply to, ascribe to, aspersion, asphyxiate, assign to, atrocity, attach to, attribute to …   Moby Thesaurus

  • taunt — Synonyms and related words: Bronx cheer, Parthian shot, accuse, affront, allege, annoy, arraign, article, aspersion, atrocity, back answer, banter, barrack, book, brickbat, bring accusation, bring charges, bring to book, bug, burlesque, call… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dishonor — Synonyms and related words: abase, abuse, affront, aspersion, bad character, bad debt, bad name, bad odor, bad report, bad reputation, bad repute, belittlement, black mark, blemish, blot, bring into discredit, bring low, bring shame upon, call… …   Moby Thesaurus

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