Advertisement

Advertisement

View synonyms for hold no brief for

hold no brief for



Discover More

Idioms and Phrases

Refuse to support, dislike, as in I hold no brief for liars . This term is a negative version of the legal expression hold a brief for , meaning “to support or defend a position by argument.” The noun brief has been used in this way since the 1200s.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

petrichor

[pet-ri-kawr]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Definitions and idiom definitions from Dictionary.com Unabridged, based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

Idioms from The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


hold ithold off