- v rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket
- v touch lightly and briefly
He brushed the wall lightly
- v clean with a brush
She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet
- v sweep across or over
Her long skirt brushed the floor
- v remove with or as if with a brush
- v cover by brushing
- s touched lightly in passing; grazed against
of all the people brushed against in a normal day on a city street I remember not a one
- s (of hair or clothing) groomed with a brush
with shining hair neatly brushed
the freshly brushed clothes hung in the closet
- s (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing
a dress of brushed cotton
- Sources tell PTI that the White House brushed off a request quietly made last week by the 9-11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean, the Republican former governor of New Jersey, to boost .
- Next day Liu's name was brushed on the wall newspaper at the Public Security Station.
- Gauleiter Franz Hofer of Tirol was brushed by the wings of victory.
News & Articles
- Bay Area baseball: Dodgers get to Romo in 4-1 win; Gaudin strong in return
Sergio Romo sat with his head hidden in his locker as reporters entered the home clubhouse following the Giants' 4-1 loss to the Dodgers on Sunday. Romo, the losing pitcher of record in the game, then dressed quickly and brushed past media without comment on his way out the door.
July 8, 2013 - The Sacramento Bee
- Bartoli Dances to Victory Over Lisicki at Wimbledon
Marion Bartoli danced in the locker room before the Wimbledon final, and ended up playing her best match of the tournament as she brushed aside Sabine Lisicki to clinch France’s first major tennis championship in seven years.
July 6, 2013 - Bloomberg
- Michael Vick in SI.com
That was the first day I had to walk in and meet him,Vick said. "I had to go through that with him, and he brushed it off, and we talked about family and football and what I needed to do to get ready. That was very uplifting to me."
- Barack Obama in BBC News
Issues of political prisoners, freedom of speech and democracy are important, and can't simply be brushed aside,Mr Obama said.