shit a brick

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shit a brick

rude slang To be very scared or nervous. The plural ("shit bricks") is also commonly used. Of course I shit a brick when I woke up to the sounds of an intruder in my house! My brother is so strong and scary-looking that people shit bricks when he threatens them.
See also: brick, shit

shit a brick

  (taboo!)
to be very frightened or worried My niece took me on the rollercoaster and I nearly shit a brick.
See also: brick, shit

shit a brick

tv. to be very upset; to be extremely angry. (Usually objectionable.) I was so mad, I almost shit a brick!
See also: brick, shit