verb (used with object), scrubbed, scrub·bing.
verb (used without object), scrubbed, scrub·bing.
Words nearby scrub
Origin of scrub1
OTHER WORDS FROM scrubscrub·ba·ble, adjectivenon·scrub·ba·ble, adjective
Definition for scrubs (2 of 2)
Origin of scrub2
Examples from the Web for scrubs
Blake escapes from the Scrubs, hides out near the prison, and then makes his way across Europe to Moscow.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zach Braff and Donald Faison The Scrubs stars reunited to sing this holiday duet.The Most WTF Covers of ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside,’ Everyone’s Favorite Date-Rape Holiday Classic|Kevin Fallon|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“No Scrubs,” an anthem about self-respect on the dating market.Beyoncé Is Our Indigo Girl: The Halcyon '90s and Feminism's Resurgence in Pop Music|Amanda Marcotte|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cobb ultimately met and married Scrubs star Donald Faison, and now finds herself walking red carpets as his Mrs.
"Creep," "No Scrubs," and "Unpretty," obviously, were huge crowd pleasers.TLC Reunites for a New York City Concert. Dreams Do Come True|Kevin Fallon|January 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For three minutes, it went from end to end of the cage and at last went from the hands of the scrubs on a foul that Emma had made.
The scrubs for the most part are thick and without a break for many miles.Spinifex and Sand|David W Carnegie
I borrowed it from Mrs. Twine, and it is my suspicion that she scrubs it every night.The Ancient Law|Ellen Glasgow
During the three weeks before the game with Exeter, nine practice games were played between the first team and the scrubs.
Football practice went on every afternoon, and Dick and the other scrubs were faithful at it.Dick Hamilton's Cadet Days|Howard R. Garis
British Dictionary definitions for scrubs (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for scrubs (2 of 3)
verb scrubs, scrubbing or scrubbed
Word Origin for scrub
British Dictionary definitions for scrubs (3 of 3)
- 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