scrub off

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of scrub off

: to remove (something) from a surface by rubbing hard with a rough object or substance and often with soap

Word by Word Definitions

scrub play
  1. : a stunted tree or shrub

  2. : vegetation consisting chiefly of scrubs

  3. : a tract covered with scrub

  1. : to clean with hard rubbing : scour

  2. : to remove by scrubbing

  3. : to subject to friction : rub

  1. : an act or instance of scrubbing

  2. : one that scrubs

  3. : a powerful and especially cosmetic cleanser

off play
  1. : from a place or position

  2. : at a distance in space or time

  3. : from a course : aside

  1. used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

  2. : to seaward of

  3. : from the possession or charge of

  1. : seaward

  2. : right

  3. : more removed or distant

  1. : to go away : depart

  2. : kill, murder

  1. : competition : contest


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