scrub brush


Definition of scrub brush

: a brush with hard bristles for heavy cleaning

called also scrubbing brush

Examples of scrub brush in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then wash the filter with a scrub brush ($6, Walmart). Julianne Hilmes Bartlett, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 May 2021 The good news is that mildew is pretty easy to clean with your favorite household cleaner, a scrub brush, and some elbow grease. Melissa Locker, Southern Living, 18 May 2021 My fingers hurt from clenching the scrub brush so tight, and the rubber gloves twisted up on my palms; Bull’s gloves were almost too small for me already. J. M. Holmes, The New Yorker, 10 May 2021 But Hammed won't forget the little boy with the scrub brush or the other volunteers on the cleaning crews. Star Tribune, 30 Apr. 2021 Use a scrub brush with warm soapy water to get out any old debris. Cori Brown,, 27 Mar. 2021 Wooden cutting boards should be thoroughly scrubbed with a scrub brush and dishwashing liquid in hot water, followed by a hot water rinse and air dry. oregonlive, 23 Mar. 2021 Police also found plastic packaging from a paper towel six-pack in the trash and — outside the home on top of a retaining wall — a scrub brush still dripping with water, court records state. Washington Post, 9 Mar. 2021 If there are any stubborn spots, consider using a scrub brush and some warm soapy water. Allen Foster,, 27 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of scrub brush

1897, in the meaning defined above

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28 May 2021

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“Scrub brush.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of scrub brush

: a small brush with stiff bristles that is used for scrubbing things


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