Need another word that means the same as “broom”? Find 9 synonyms and 30 related words for “broom” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Broom” are: calluna vulgaris, heather, ling, scots heather, sweeper, besom, whisk, sweeping brush, sweep
Broom as a Noun
Definitions of "Broom" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “broom” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A flowering shrub with long, thin green stems and small or few leaves, cultivated for its profusion of flowers.
- A long-handled brush of bristles or twigs, used for sweeping.
- Common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere.
- An implement for sweeping the ice in the game of curling.
- A cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle.
- Any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers.
Synonyms of "Broom" as a noun (8 Words)
|besom||A woman or girl.|
|calluna vulgaris||Common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere.|
|heather||Any plant of the Ericaceae family similar to heather a heath.|
|ling||Water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs.|
|scots heather||Common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere.|
|sweeper||A player stationed behind the other defenders, free to defend at any point across the field and sometimes initiating and supporting attacks.|
A street sweeper.
|sweeping brush||The act of cleaning with a broom.|
|whisk||A bunch of grass, twigs, or bristles for removing dust or flies.|
A whisk round St Basil s cathedral.
Broom as a Verb
Definitions of "Broom" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “broom” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Sweep with a broom or as if with a broom.
- Finish with a broom.
Synonyms of "Broom" as a verb (1 Word)
|sweep||Clean by sweeping.|
Please sweep the floor.
Associations of "Broom" (30 Words)
|brush||Clean one s teeth with a toothbrush.|
Brush the bread with melted butter.
|brushing||The act of brushing your teeth.|
|clean||Make clean remove dirt marks or stains from.|
Clean up before you see your grandparents.
|cleaner||A device for cleaning such as a vacuum cleaner.|
She s one of the office cleaners.
|cleaning||The act of making something clean.|
He gave his shoes a good cleaning.
|cobweb||Something resembling a cobweb in delicacy or intricacy.|
The wooden carvings were almost obliterated by cobwebs.
|debris||The remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up.|
Leaves and garden debris.
|detritus||Organic matter produced by the decomposition of organisms.|
The streets were foul with detritus.
|dirt||Not leveled or drained; unsuitable for all year travel.|
Michael threw a handful of dirt on to the coffin.
|dust||Rub the dust over a surface so as to blur the outlines of a shape.|
A number of aircraft will be dusted off and returned to flight.
|extensive||Large in amount or scale.|
They suffered extensive damage.
|haired||Having hair of a specified kind.|
A curly haired boy.
|janitor||A person employed to look after a building; a caretaker.|
Mary eventually managed to find a job as a maid.
|mite||A minute arachnid which has four pairs of legs when adult, related to the ticks. Many kinds live in the soil and a number are parasitic on plants or animals.|
|mop||To wash or wipe with or as if with a mop.|
Mop and mow.
|mote||A tiny piece of anything.|
The tiniest mote of dust.
|mow||Cut with a blade or mower.|
Mop and mow.
|particle||Any of numerous subatomic constituents of the physical world that interact with each other including electrons neutrinos photons and alpha particles.|
Tiny particles of dust.
|scrub||An act of scrubbing something or someone.|
Don t use facial scrubs if your skin is sensitive.
|soot||Cover or clog something with soot.|
You have previously sooted the underside of their plate by holding it over a candle.
|stained||(of a material or object) coloured by application of a penetrative dye or chemical.|
Her ink stained fingers.
|sweep||Move with sweeping effortless gliding motions.|
A sweep of his arm.
|sweeping||Dirt or refuse collected by sweeping.|
A smooth sweeping motion.
|tatter||A small piece of cloth or paper.|
|toothbrush||Small brush; has long handle; used to clean teeth.|
|vacuum||Clean with a vacuum cleaner.|
Without their support he ll be ruling in a vacuum.
|wag||Move (an upwards-pointing finger) from side to side to signify disapproval.|
His tail began to wag.
|wash||An act of washing something or an instance of being washed.|
An oil slick washed up on the beaches.
|witch||A woman who is bewitchingly attractive.|
He can marry the old witch for all I care.