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Definition of Brush

Verb: brush  brúsh

  1. Rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
    "Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket"
  2. Touch lightly and briefly
    "He brushed the wall lightly"
  3. Clean with a brush
    "She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet"
  4. Move across a surface or touching a surface
    "Her long skirt brushed the floor";
    - sweep
  5. Remove with or as if with a brush
    "brush away the crumbs"; "brush the dust from the jacket"; "brush aside the objections"
  6. Cover by brushing
    "brush the bread with melted butter"
Noun: brush  brúsh
  1. A dense growth of bushes
    - brushwood, coppice, copse, thicket
  2. An implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
  3. Momentary contact
    - light touch
  4. A spring-loaded electrical contact between the stationary and rotating parts of a machine
  5. A bushy tail or part of a bushy tail (especially of the fox)
  6. A minor short-term fight
    - clash, encounter, skirmish
  7. The act of brushing your teeth
    "the dentist recommended two brushes a day";
    - brushing
  8. The act of brushing your hair
    "he gave his hair a quick brush";
    - brushing
  9. Contact with something dangerous or undesirable
    "I had a brush with danger on my way to work"; "he tried to avoid any brushes with the police"

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Anagrams containing the word brush

brhsu hbrus shbru ushbr rushb