adjective specifying the nature of a location as being physical, as opposed to an online location of the same name. abbr. as "B&M"
The Best Buy site says that game on sale is sold out, but im going to head over to a B&M one anyway to see if theyve got any left in the back.
by Legacy October 17, 2003
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An adjective usually used to describe a store.
Opposed to online stores, a brick and mortar store has a physical address, hence the term brick and mortar, the materials used to construct a building.
You could buy item A on ebay, or you could find it at your local brick and mortar retailer.
by JyL. June 4, 2006
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The physical property, real estate. Contrasted with intangibles, sometimes contrasted with cyberspace.
I can't teach you how to skin a cat, but a can tell you a lot about the money in bricks and mortar. Like he said, it's going one way. (Rock'n'Rolla)
by sadko July 20, 2009
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A toilet prank in which someone craps on the rim of a toilet and then shuts the lid so that when the crap dries the lid and rim become stuck, creating the "brick and mortar effect". This prank is designated by the vertical clap of the hands, and is usually accompanied by an upper deck.
At wrestling camp, all the freshmen were pissing me off so I broke into their room and brick and mortared their toilet. They couldn't get it unstuck so they made Carlino clean up the whole thing and he started crying. What a bitch.
by OpN June 26, 2007
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A real, tangible friend, that you hang with and go out for beers with, as opposed to a virtual online friend like that person you never talked to in high school that you now comment back and forth on social networks like Facebook.
I'm sick of sitting on Facebook for 4 hours a night and commenting on peoples' semi-witty status updates. I need to get some more bricks-and-mortar friends and get out of the house.
by CO_jcd July 15, 2011
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pronounced- brɪk ænd ˈmɔrtər frɛndz

1. noun People that you know, in real life, and can physically meet up with, that don't actively hate you. Otherwise known as 'non-internet' or 'IRL' friends.

2. Imaginary friends, built by a mason, to keep him company while he's working.
"Hey, I was chatting with some friends the other day and your name came up."
"Internet friends? Or brick and mortar friends"
by Jerami the Wise January 1, 2019
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The idea that church only happens in a building.
Just because you stand in a garage doesn’t make you a car like going to church doesn’t make you a Christian. People act like God ain’t outside the church building. They have that brick and mortar church mentality.
by Malika Davis August 24, 2023
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