three bricks shy of a (full) load

three bricks shy of a (full) load

A derogatory phrase meaning not very intelligent or of questionable mental capacity. Don't listen to that nut job—he's three bricks shy of a load. The new manager is nice enough, but he's three bricks shy of a full load, if you ask me.
See also: brick, load, of, shy, three
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

three bricks shy of a load

stupid; dense; shortchanged on intelligence. I would never say she was dense. Just three bricks shy of a load. Why do you act like you're three bricks shy of a load?
See also: brick, load, of, shy, three
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

three bricks shy of a load

mod. stupid; dense; shortchanged on intelligence. I would never say she was dense. Just three bricks shy of a load.
See also: brick, load, of, shy, three
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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