verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of broom
pronunciation note for broom
Words nearby broom
Example sentences from the Web for broom
Before I knew it, I began to hang my mop, duster, broom and more on the hooks on the coat rack.Hints From Heloise: Car decals give thieves too much information|Heloise Heloise|March 5, 2021|Washington Post
Many critics saw links between her broad strokes — some of them made with brushes so big they invited comparisons to brooms — and the bars of color often used by abstract expressionists.Toko Shinoda, Japanese artist who merged the age-old and the avant-garde, dies at 107|Emily Langer|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
The idea that blends are just “diluted malts” was born and has contributed to its lasting image problem, Broom says.
It is the “glue that holds often flaky single malts together,” as Broom puts it.
We sat in his dimly lit office—no bigger than a broom closet—where we commiserated over the current state of American medicine.
Silently, he moves to grab a kombo (a whisk broom instrument)—then, softly, he taps her shoulders and head.
The blood rushed to my head, but I only answered, “A new broom sweeps clean.”Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At last a servant-girl came to the open door with a broom in her hand to survey the aspect of things in general.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
And the boy waited with the new broom in his hand, expecting every moment to see the door opened from the outside.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
A broken broom, covered with very ancient cobwebs, lay under one manger, and the remnants of a stable-bucket under another.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
Suddenly Randulf's housekeeper fell upon them with a broom, and the boys scampered away, amidst shouts and laughter.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
It is easy to see that such moving dams of ice may sweep the bed of a river as with a great broom.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
British Dictionary definitions for broom
Word Origin for broom
Idioms and Phrases with broom
see new broom sweeps clean.