What is another word for broom?

Pronunciation: [bɹˈuːm] (IPA)

A broom, a cleaning device used to sweep floors and other surfaces, has several synonyms. Among them are sweeper, brush, besom, whisk, and mop. A sweeper is a common name for a broom, especially if it is intended for removing debris indoors or outdoors. A brush is a general name for any tool with bristles used to sweep surfaces. A besom is a traditional broom made of twigs or straw, typically used for sweeping outdoor spaces. A whisk is a small broom used for cleaning small areas or delicate surfaces. Finally, a mop is a cleaning tool that uses a combination of water and friction to clean surfaces, often used in conjunction with a broom.

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Usage examples for Broom

At present Mr. Kreymborg is in Italy, launching a new international magazine, The broom.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
If you can't fasten a doorknob take a broom and sweep up that mess in the back of the restaurant.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito"
Steven Sills
And there's a step there, as I used for to clean with my broom.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes

Famous quotes with Broom

  • Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.
    Zora Neale Hurston
  • I was a shy kid with a broom handle that I pretended was a microphone.
    Patti LaBelle
  • Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.
    Zora Neale Hurston
  • There should be less talk a preaching point is not a meeting point. What do you do then Take a broom and clean someone's house. That says enough.
    Mother Teresa
  • She would sweep the floor – unending expanses, acres and acres of floor – with a short broom called the jhadu, swiping away the dust in an arc with its long tail, which reminded one of the drooping tail of some nameless, exotic bird.
    Amit Chaudhuri

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