Definition of Brush


  • 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"
  • the act of brushing your hair
    "he gave his hair a quick brush"
  • the act of brushing your teeth
    "the dentist recommended two brushes a day"
  • a minor short-term fight
  • a bushy tail or part of a bushy tail (especially of the fox)
  • conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor
  • momentary contact
    - light touch
  • an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
  • a dense growth of bushes


  • cover by brushing
    "brush the bread with melted butter"
  • remove with or as if with a brush
    "brush away the crumbs"
    "brush the dust from the jacket"
    "brush aside the objections"
  • sweep across or over
    "Her long skirt brushed the floor"
    "A gasp swept cross the audience"
  • clean with a brush
    "She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet"
  • touch lightly and briefly
    "He brushed the wall lightly"
  • rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
    "Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Brush

  • Scrabble® score of the brush (10)
  • Word Chums® score of the brush (12)
  • Words With Friends® score of the brush (11)

Unscramble brush

25 unscramble word found using the letters brush.

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