brush shoulders

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Definition of brush shoulders

: to touch at the shoulders The two men brushed shoulders as they walked past each other.

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“Brush shoulders.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brush%20shoulders. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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