• synonyms

scrub brush



a brush with stiff, short bristles for scrubbing.


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Nearby words

scrounge up, scroungy, scrovegni chapel, scrub, scrub bird, scrub brush, scrub fowl, scrub jay, scrub nurse, scrub oak, scrub pine

Origin of scrub brush

First recorded in 1675–85
Also called scrubbing brush. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for scrub brush

  • But when Gail found her with soap and scrub-brush polishing off each precious ball, she was forced to curb her zealous gardening.

    At the Little Brown House|Ruth Alberta Brown
  • That he did, and with such feeling, that I almost fancy I see now the scrub-brush belabouring his head for his pains.

  • Jaffa, as a whole, could stand the scrub-brush and the hose.

    The Ship Dwellers|Albert Bigelow Paine