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Synonyms for broom
brum, brʊm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. broom(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    heather, ling

  2. broom(noun)

    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 vulgaris(verb)

    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, broom(verb)

    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. broom(verb)

    finish with a broom

    Synonyms:
    sweep

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. broom(n.)

    Synonyms:
    besom

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. broom(n)

    Synonyms:
    besom, whisk (small broom)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    broomstick, sweeper, mop

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. broom

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

How to pronounce broom?

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How to say broom in sign language?

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How to use broom in a sentence?

  1. Michele Bachmann:

    They said well, there's a broom closet over here off of Statuary Hall.

  2. Charles 'Mr. Go Hard' Scott:

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

  3. Zora Neale Hurston:

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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