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Pronunciation: /brʌʃ/

Translation of brush in German:


  • 1 Bürste, die; (for sweeping) Besen, der; (with short handle) Handfeger, der; (for painting or writing) Pinsel, der
  • 2 (skirmish) Zusammenstoß, der
  • 3 (light touch) flüchtige Berührung


  • 1 kehren; fegen; abbürsten [Kleidung] brush one's teeth/hair sich (Dat.) die Zähne putzen/die Haare bürsten


  • brush past sb/sth jmdn./etw. streifen

Phrasal verbs

brush ˈup

v.t. & i. brush up [on] auffrischen [Kenntnisse usw.]

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