brush broom


Northeastern U.S. a whisk broom.
South Midland and Southern U.S. a large broom made of bound twigs or husks and used for outdoor sweeping.

Nearby words

  1. bruschetta,
  2. brush,
  3. brush aside,
  4. brush biopsy,
  5. brush border,
  6. brush catheter,
  7. brush cut,
  8. brush discharge,
  9. brush fire,
  10. brush flower

Origin of brush broom

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019