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Definition of the noun hairbrush

What does hairbrush mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: hairbrushes

  1. a brush used to groom a person's hair
    • examples: I borrowed her hairbrush. | I needed a new hairbrush because I broke the handle trying to get out all the snarls in my hair. | Tom put the hairbrush back in the drawer.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: brush = an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle

Alternative definition of the noun hairbrush


  1. A brush used in hair care for brushing, tidying, and detangling hair

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Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

horses a roll of coins wrapped in paper is a rouleau roulette formerly described a hair-curling device or a massage roller round goes back to Latin rotundus “ round” a tubular-style hairbrush is a roundbrush (or round brush) rouse is a shake, ...

Google previewThe Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review (1891)

A badger hairbrush is the best to remove all traces of sawdust from articles which have been dried in it. A Method of Regulating at Watch.— When the movement of a watch has been mounted and is in going order, arrest the balance and make ...

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

hairbrush /'heabrAjY noun: hairbrushes A hairbrush is a brush ...

Google previewThe American Agriculturist (1895)

A hairbrush can communicate diphtheria, chicken pox, scarlet fever, small pox or any contagious disease, also scald head, tetter, and under certain conditions blood poisoning. The hairbrush is a prolific germ-transmitter, as the exterior of the ...

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

hairbrush. appearance. A radiologic descriptive term for elongated periosteal bony spicules projecting from the femoral metaphyses in achondrogenesis, similar to a focal haironend reaction ...

Google previewThe Foolish Dictionary (101-)

by Gideon Wurdz

NERVE Breaking the hairbrush on the disobedient scion, then making him pay for a new one. See revised version, “Spare the rod and spoil the hairbrush!” “ NEXT” The barberous password to the heaven of the shaved and the unshaved.

Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

by Thomas E. Zurinskas

hag ~hagee"aagrufee - hagiography ~hageeyyaagrufee - hagiography ~ hagerd - haggard ~hagool - haggle ~hair - hair ~hair - hare ~hairbel - harebell ~ hairbraend - harebrained ~hairbrethh - hairbreadth ~hairbrush - hairbrush ~ hairdreser ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dream Dictionary (2006)

by Russell Grant

BRUSH • A hairbrush, and if you want that sexy new partner you're going to have to make some major sacrifices. A paint brush says you're full of the joys of spring and optimistic about the future. Cleaning a brush predicts difficulties are ahead.

Google previewCambridge Academic Content Dictionary Reference Book with CD-ROM (2008)

by Cambridge University Press

hairbrush. 428 that grow out of the skin of a person or animal 0 [U] blond/curly/ wavy hair o [C] / already have a few gray...

than the head o hairy arms r- rJaSiilMSX WORD FAMILY hair Nouns hair Adjectives hairy hairbrush /'herbrA/, ' haer-/ n [C] ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Choctaw Language (1915)

by Cyrus Byington

a hairbrush. pansh isht kasholichl, n., a hairbrush.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1922)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

charge was replaced by langridge ' and the ignition was by a spring striker as in tne " hairbrush " described below. Another form of handled time grenade used by the Germans and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (2017)

by Matthew Molineux

For example, a hairbrush might be used as a telephone. Compare CONSTRUCTIVE PLAY, FUNCTIONAL PLAY, INTERPERSONAL PLAY T task A collection ...

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Scrabble value of H4A1I1R1B3R1U1S1H4

The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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