Adjective: brushed brúsht
Verb: brush brúsh
- Touched lightly in passing; grazed against
"of all the people brushed against in a normal day on a city street I remember not a one"
- (of hair or clothing) groomed with a brush
"with shining hair neatly brushed"; "the freshly brushed clothes hung in the closet"
- (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing
"a dress of brushed cotton";
- fleecy, napped
- Rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
"Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket"
- Touch lightly and briefly
"He brushed the wall lightly"
- Clean with a brush
"She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet"
- Move across a surface or touching a surface
"Her long skirt brushed the floor";
- Remove with or as if with a brush
"brush away the crumbs"; "brush the dust from the jacket"; "brush aside the objections"
- Cover by brushing
"brush the bread with melted butter"
See also: groomed, soft, touched
Type of: clean, cover, make clean, move, remove, rub, take, take away, touch, withdraw
Encyclopedia: Brush, California