What does 'Don't throw bricks when you live in a glass house' mean?
Meaning: Don't call others out on actions that you, yourself do. Don't be a hypocrite.
Contributor: Rob Baker
Country: International English | Subject Area: Buildings & construction | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Don't throw bricks when you live in a glass house
- People who live in glass houses should not throw stones
- Like a ton of bricks
- To be as thick as two bricks
- On the house
- House of cards
- Get on like a house on fire
- Bring the house down
Buy our lists of British English, American English and Animal idioms in PDF format. They're perfect to use offline for reference or for use in class!
If you have a question about idioms, ask us about it in our Idioms Discussion Forum.
If you know of an idiom that you would like to be listed here, please use our online form to suggest an idiom.