scrubbed

adjective (1)
\ ˈskrə-bəd \

Definition of scrubbed 

(Entry 1 of 2)

archaic

scrubbed

adjective (2)
\ ˈskrəbd \

Definition of scrubbed (Entry 2 of 2)

: giving the impression of being clean or wholesome as if from scrubbing days when studios manufactured scrubbed public images for their stars —Sally Helgesen

First Known Use of scrubbed

Adjective (1)

1596, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (2)

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scrubbed

Adjective (1)

scrub entry 1

Adjective (2)

from past participle of scrub entry 2

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scrow

scroyle

scrub

scrubbed

scrubber

scrub birch

scrubbird

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The first known use of scrubbed was in 1596

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