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Synonyms for broom
brum, brʊmbroom

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. broomnoun

    a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle

    Synonyms:
    heather, ling

  2. broomnoun

    any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers

    Synonyms:
    heather, ling

  3. heather, ling, Scots heather, broom, Calluna vulgarisverb

    common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere

    Synonyms:
    ling, heather mixture, burbot, heather, eelpout, ling ko, cusk

  4. sweep, broomverb

    sweep with a broom or as if with a broom

    "Sweep the crumbs off the table"; "Sweep under the bed"

    Synonyms:
    span, traverse, cross, drag, sweep, embroil, sail, sweep up, tangle, brush, swing out, swing, drag in

  5. broomverb

    finish with a broom

    Synonyms:
    sweep

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. broomnoun

    Synonyms:
    besom

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. broomnoun

    Synonyms:
    besom, whisk (small broom)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "broom":

    broomstick, sweeper, mop

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. broom

    Synonyms:
    Sarothamnus scoparius, Cytisus scoparius, broomtops, genista, Irish broom, Scotch broom

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How to use broom in a sentence?

  1. Tom Jennings:

    She was plucked out basically from a life of luxury… having been raised by the Hearst family, to being tied up in a broom closet for days on end, being indoctrinated to this point of view that, everything having to do with how society was held together was wrong, who among us is to say how we would react under those kinds of circumstances?

  2. Anuj Somany:

    People in spic and span uniform with broom in hand for a day are only for photo session and not actually for their participation in cleanliness drive.

  3. Dan Donohoe:

    Although the incident does not appear to have been sexually motivated, the charges reflect that the attack involved an attempted or threatened penetration with a broom handle while one student was restrained by several others.

  4. Zora Neale Hurston:

    Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.

  5. Charles 'Mr. Go Hard' Scott:

    The way I move about a room will make a BROOM gasp and swoon

Images & Illustrations of broom

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