dustpan

noun dust·pan \ ˈdəs(t)-ˌpan \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of dustpan

: a shovel-shaped pan for sweepings

Examples of dustpan in a Sentence

  1. Here's a broom and dustpan. Go sweep the kitchen.

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First Known Use of dustpan

1783


DUSTPAN Defined for English Language Learners

dustpan

noun

Definition of dustpan for English Language Learners

  • : a flat pan that is open on one side and into which dirt from the floor is swept


DUSTPAN Defined for Kids

dustpan

noun dust·pan \ ˈdəst-ˌpan \

Definition of dustpan for Students

: a flat pan shaped like a shovel into which dirt from the floor is swept


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