Related formsun·scrubbed, adjectivewell-scrubbed, adjective
Definition for scrubbed (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), scrubbed, scrub·bing.
verb (used without object), scrubbed, scrub·bing.
Origin of scrub1
Related formsscrub·ba·ble, adjectivenon·scrub·ba·ble, adjective
Examples from the Web for scrubbed
Scrubbed Graeme Wood, New York I watched online as a college classmate went from disgrace to redemption in months.
Off the Record ABC “scrubbed a few curse words” but largely allowed every quote to be used.Morning TV Wars: 15 Revelations From Brian Stelter’s ‘Top of the Morning’|The Daily Beast|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
On Friday, her personal website and Facebook page were scrubbed from the Internet.Alleged Petraeus Mistress Suggested She Was Privy to State Secrets|Eli Lake|November 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Also scrubbed were the latest-generation stealth helicopters, known as “ghost hawks.”
Bachmann eventually relented and scrubbed the VA cutbacks from her proposal.
The deck has been scrubbed and so have some of the passengers.The Immigrant Tide, Its Ebb and Flow|Edward A. Steiner
I hate to be scrubbed within an inch of my life as much as you do, but I'm not saying so to-day.Carl and the Cotton Gin|Sara Ware Bassett
Several days before Christmas, the whole farmhouse was scrubbed and cleaned, while bread was baked and ale brewed.Our Little Finnish Cousin|Clara Vostrovsky Winlow
"Let's leave it until Monday," said Mabel, who looked very much as if the others had scrubbed the floor with her.Dandelion Cottage|Carroll Watson Rankin
"You've scrubbed around," the trainer said, appraising George's long, muscular legs.The Guarded Heights|Wadsworth Camp
British Dictionary definitions for scrubbed (1 of 2)
verb scrubs, scrubbing or scrubbed
Word Origin for scrub
British Dictionary definitions for scrubbed (2 of 2)
- vegetation consisting of stunted trees, bushes, and other plants growing in an arid area
- (as modifier)scrub vegetation
- an animal of inferior breeding or condition
- (as modifier)a scrub bull
- (of a player) not in the first team
- (of a team) composed of such players
- (of a contest) between scratch or incomplete teams