Definition of brick veneer in English:

brick veneer


  • 1A covering of brick applied to a timber frame.

    • ‘Geoff says a concrete house with a rendered finish can be built for a similar price to a brick veneer home.’
    • ‘His analysis of forces on the brick veneer walls for the subject building was filed as Exhibit #30.’
    • ‘Rather than the usual brick veneer, Brown relied on inexpensive and utilitarian materials.’
    • ‘A veneered wall is a wall in which brick veneer is attached to the frame of a structure.’
    • ‘Its popularity dates from the mid-1930s when the term brick veneer first appeared in building journals.’
    • ‘The brick veneer wall is reported to have very low bond values.’
    1. 1.1Australian A house built with brick veneer walls.
      • ‘This was the age of the brick veneer, the owner-occupied home, and the motor mower.’
      • ‘Most of the town's residents have sold their bungalows and bought into brick veneer subdivisions with manicured lawns.’
      • ‘Eve climbed out of the car and followed the mysterious man to the front door of a spacious brick veneer.’