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(noun, verb)


There are 15 meanings of the word Brush.

How to pronounce brush:


Brush - as a noun

A dense growth of bushes

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Momentary contact

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light touch

Conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor

A bushy tail or part of a bushy tail (especially of the fox)

A minor short-term fight

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The act of brushing your teeth

Example: "The dentist recommended two brushes a day"

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The act of brushing your hair

Example: "He gave his hair a quick brush"

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Contact with something dangerous or undesirable

Example: "I had a brush with danger on my way to work"

Brush - as a verb

Rub with a brush, or as if with a brush

Example: "Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket"

Touch lightly and briefly

Example: "He brushed the wall lightly"

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Clean with a brush

Example: "She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet"

Sweep across or over

Example: "Her long skirt brushed the floor"

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Remove with or as if with a brush

Example: "Brush away the crumbs"

Cover by brushing

Example: "Brush the bread with melted butter"

Example Sentences

"I used a brush to paint the walls."
"The artist chose a fine brush to add the details."
"He cleaned the carpet with a vacuum brush."
"Please use a brush to remove the dust from the shelves."
"I saw a squirrel nibbling on a discarded brush."
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Word Game Points

Is BRUSH a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, brush is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BRUSH has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is BRUSH a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, brush is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BRUSH has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is BRUSH a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, brush is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BRUSH has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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