hair·​brush | \ ˈher-ˌbrəsh How to pronounce hairbrush (audio) \

Definition of hairbrush

: a brush for the hair

Examples of hairbrush in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It will be longed for a little bit less if a classic boar-bristle Mason Pearson—the hairbrush to rule them all—or a glamorous blush pink silk turban by Slip were to make it into her personal arsenal. Antonina Jedrzejczak,, "This Mother’s Day, Get Mom What She’s Missing the Most," 7 May 2020 That's the part of SARS-CoV-2 that resembles a plastic bristle on a hairbrush, and which attaches to human cells. Robert Kuznia, CNN, "In quest for vaccine, US makes 'big bet' on company with unproven technology," 1 May 2020 Pack some travel-size toiletries like a toothbrush, toothpaste, a hairbrush, soap, hand sanitizer and lotion. New York Times, "How to prepare for your children," 15 Apr. 2020 Today: an asset manager who makes $185,000 a year and spends some of her money this week on a Revlon hairbrush dryer., "A Week In The Rocky Mountains On A $185,000 Joint Income," 7 Apr. 2020 Keep the whole family safe and sound with smart thermometers, hooded neck pillows, flashing footwear and hairbrushes with a secret. Judi Dash,, "Gear that helps your health, cradles your neck and keeps you or your money safe," 10 June 2019 The phone, camera, china teacup, hairbrush and books (which are all from the '20s or even earlier) were all acquired at the famous vintage market Portobello in London. Diana Bruk, Woman's Day, "These Are The Most Adorable 'Downton Abbey'-Inspired Photos EVER," 27 Feb. 2015 That sounds like reason enough to deep clean your hairbrush, with or without the question of coronavirus. Megan Decker,, "Yes, You’re Already Washing Your Hands — What About Your Hair?," 27 Mar. 2020 Arizona Helping Hands, Phoenix $10,000 Funding will help children in foster care settle into their new homes, own their own toothbrushes and hairbrushes, and sleep in a bed. James Carr, azcentral, "143 Arizona charities awarded $1.8M in Season for Sharing grants," 8 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of hairbrush

1599, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hairbrush was in 1599

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10 May 2020

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“Hairbrush.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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: a brush for the hair

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