Learn how to say Brushing correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word brush:
1an implement with a handle and a block of bristles, hair, or wire, used especially for cleaning, applying a liquid or powder to a surface, or arranging the hair:
a shaving brush
an act of sweeping, applying, or arranging with a brush or with one’s hand:
he gave the seat a brush
2a light and fleeting touch:
the lightest brush of his lips against her cheek
a brief encounter with someone or something unpleasant or notable:
a brush with death
my first brush with fame
3the bushy tail of a fox.
4 (usually brushes) a drumstick with long wire bristles, used to make a soft hissing sound on drums or cymbals.
5a piece of carbon or metal serving as an electrical contact with a moving part in a motor or alternator.
6 [mass noun] Australian/NZ informal girls or women regarded sexually:
‘Beer first, brush later.’
[ 1940s: probably from brush in the sense ‘animal’s tail’, by association with tail ‘buttocks’ (see tail1)]
1 [with adverbial] remove (dust or dirt) by sweeping or scrubbing:
we’ll be able to brush the mud off easily
use a brush or one’s hand to remove dust or dirt from (something):
she brushed down her best coat
clean (one’s teeth) with a brush.
arrange (one’s hair) by running a brush through it:
she carefully made up her face and brushed her long auburn hair
apply a liquid to (a surface) with a brush:
brush the potatoes with oil
2 [no object] touch lightly and gently:
stems of grass brush against her legs
their fingers brushed as she took the glass from him
[with object] push (something) away with a quick movement of the hand:
she brushed a wisp of hair away from her face