[ shoo-bruhsh ]

  1. a brush used in polishing shoes.

Origin of shoebrush

First recorded in 1765–75; shoe + brush1

Words Nearby shoebrush Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use shoebrush in a sentence

  • With his moustache en croc, and his shoebrush hair, I have rarely beheld a more sensual-looking desperado.

    Simon the Jester | William J. Locke
  • If I comprehend a shoebrush under the class mammal, it does not thereupon become a milk-giver.

  • Yet if he openly pocketed a shoebrush and cloth, how explain this to the ever-incredulous Snorky?

    Skippy Bedelle | Owen Johnson
  • The man with the shoebrush hair and the rolls of fat at the back of his neck?

    Simon the Jester | William J. Locke