verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of broom
pronunciation note for broom
Example sentences from the Web for broom
He loves pushing a broom — that, and maintaining good habits.He was locked up at age 15. Almost seven decades later, he’s reentering an unfamiliar world.|Karen Heller|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
I was ushered into a room no bigger than a broom closet and instructed to click through a computer-based questionnaire with multiple-choice questions about my emotions.How a Nuclear Submarine Officer Learned to Live in Tight Quarters - Issue 94: Evolving|Steve Weiner|December 30, 2020|Nautilus
Dave Zohrob first dabbled in podcasting in 2018 with a tech news show he recorded in his office broom closet.
The new electron-beam broom takes advantage of the dust’s electrical properties.This high-tech sweeper is designed for super-clingy moon dust|Jack J. Lee|October 13, 2020|Science News For Students
Perhaps the most important piece of equipment was the broom used for sweeping away footprints.To rehearse Perseverance’s mission, scientists pretended to be a Mars rover|Lisa Grossman|July 29, 2020|Science News
G were bright under the applications of tripoli polish, blacking and brush-brooming; new uniforms, white gloves, etc.Company G|A. R. (Albert Rowe) Barlow
After that I did take the broom from its place, and I gave the floor a good brooming.The Story of Opal|Opal Whiteley
By this time His Majesty's Mail was stamping his feet and brooming the snow from his seal-hide boots.Billy Topsail, M.D.|Norman Duncan
Several common names have been applied to this disease, among which "bunch" and "brooming" have most frequently been used.
The names "brooming" and "witches'-broom" have already been applied to diseases caused by fungi.
British Dictionary definitions for broom
Word Origin for broom
Idioms and Phrases with broom
see new broom sweeps clean.