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British English: /brʌʃ/
American English: /brəʃ/

Translation of brush in Arabic:


  • 2
    (act of brushing)
    to give one's hair a quick brush
    مَشَّطَ شَعْرَهُ بِسُرْعةٍ
  • 3
    a brush with death
    مُواجَهة مع المَوْتِ
    to have a brush with the law
    كانَتْ لَدَيْهِ مَشاكِلُ مع السُلْطةِ
  • 6
    (fox's tail) (ذَيْل الثَعْلَبِ)

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    (to sweep, clean)
    نَظَّفَ بِفُرْشاةٍ (clothes, shoes)
    to brush one's hair
    مَشَّطَ شَعْرَهُ
    to brush one's teeth
    فَرَّشَ أَسْنانَهُ
  • 2
    (with hands)
    كَنَّسَ (the crumbs, dirt)
    رَفَعَ (one's hair)
    she brushed her hair out of her eyes
    رَفَعَتْ شَعْرَها عن عَيْنَيْها
  • 3
    (to touch lightly)
    لَمَسَ بِرِفْقٍ (somebody's face, hand)
  • 4
    (to apply liquid to)
    دَهَنَ بِفُرْشاةٍ (the meat, pastry)

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • to brush against something
    لامَسَ شَيْئاً بِرِفْقٍ
    to brush past somebody
    احْتَكَّ جَسَدُهُ بِجَسَدِ شَخْصٍ أثناء مُرورِهِ

also: brushed adjective/صفة

  • 1
    (aluminium, steel) (مَكْشوط)

Phrasal verbs

brush aside

brush aside [something/somebody], brush [something/somebody] aside he brushed his attacker aside
دَفَعَ المُعْتَدِيَ عَلَيْهِ جانِباً

brush away

brush away [something], brush [something] away
رَفَعَ [شَيْئاً] بِيَدِهِ (one's hair)

brush off

brush off [something/somebody], brush [something/somebody] off

brush up

brush [something] up
صَقَلَ [شَيْئاً] (skills, knowledge)
to brush up on something
صَقَلَ شَيْئاً
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