Definition of hold no brief for in US English:

hold no brief for

phrase

British
  • Not support or argue in favor of.

    ‘I hold no brief for the president’
    • ‘I hold no brief for him as an individual or for his policies.’
    • ‘I hold no brief for the organization, and the vast majority of Americans don't either.’
    • ‘This newspaper holds no brief for the Chief Justice.’
    • ‘One who holds no brief for this view in the first place will not be convinced by the present argument.’
    • ‘I definitely hold no brief for the Board and can never support its stand on these matters.’