scrub brush

noun

: a brush with hard bristles for heavy cleaning

called also scrubbing brush

Examples of scrub brush in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Steering clear of sponges, scrub brushes, and cloths — or at least using them gingerly — can help, too, as can patting or blotting your skin when toweling dry. Alex Orlando, Discover Magazine, 2 Feb. 2024 It’s got scrub brushes, a tile lines brush, a groove gap brushes, and a scouring pad brush. Claire Rutter, Rolling Stone, 22 Jan. 2024 Use a scrub brush, sponge, or clean rag to remove mold stains. Megan Boettcher, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Sep. 2023 This product works so well and the scrubbing brush is a perfect addition. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 1 Sep. 2023 The set consists of washable markers, four sea animal figurines, a lagoon, and a scrub brush. Nor'adila Hepburn, Southern Living, 17 Nov. 2023 Dilute some with water and, while wearing gloves, use either a sponge or scrub brush dipped in the solution to wipe down the entire surface. Mary Cornetta, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 Sep. 2023 For tougher stains, bleach can be effective when added to the bowl alongside water, then wiped with either a scrub brush or a pumice stone. Mary Cornetta, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 Sep. 2023 To pre-treat the stain, apply a small amount of laundry detergent or standard dish soap to the fabric, then use a toothbrush or small scrubbing brush to gently work it in. Maryal Miller Carter, USA TODAY, 3 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scrub brush was in 1897

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“Scrub brush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scrub%20brush. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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