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built like a brick outhouse

1. Very sturdy and well-constructed. This building is built like a brick outhouse, so I'm not surprised that it's still standing after the hurricane.
2. slang Very muscular and strong. Bert is built like a brick outhouse, so get him to help you move all this furniture!
3. slang Very buxom and curvaceous. Mary has a great body—she's built like a brick outhouse.
See also: brick, built, like
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

built like a brick outhouse

 and built like a brick shithouse
Fig. well-built-either strong or full-sized. (Built more strongly than is typical. The second form is potentially offensive. Use only with discretion.) Look at that guy's muscles—he's built like a brick shithouse. This garage is built like a brick outhouse. It'll last for years.
See also: brick, built, like
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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