Definition of Hairbrush

1. Noun. A brush used to groom a person's hair.

Generic synonyms: Brush



Definition of Hairbrush

1. n. A brush for cleansing and smoothing the hair.

Definition of Hairbrush

1. Noun. A brush used in hair care for brushing, tidying, and detangling hair ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hairbrush

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hairbrush

hair trigger
hair whorls
hairball
hairband
hairbands
hairbell
hairbells
hairbird
hairbirds
hairbow
hairbows
hairbrained
hairbreadth
hairbreadths
hairbrush (current term)
hairbrushes
haircalf
haircap
haircaps
haircare
haircloth
haircloths
haircurling
haircut
haircuts
haircutter
haircutters
haircutting
haircuttings

Literary usage of Hairbrush

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1. The Chemist: A Monthly Journal of Chemical and Physical Science (1841)
"Stir it with a camel's hairbrush for a few seconds to disperse any air bubbles that may be formed. Let it stand until it sets, when the paper may be removed ..."

2. Healthy Living by Charles-Edward Amory Winslow, Walter Camp (1920)
"There was silence for a moment, and it almost looked as if the hairbrush would carry ... "If Mr. Clothes Brush or Mr. hairbrush is neglected," he went on, ..."

3. National Service Library edited by Charles Evans Kilbourne (1917)
"They are: (1) The hairbrush; (2) the cricket ball; (3) the policeman's truncheon; ... The hairbrush is very like the ordinary hairbrush, except that the ..."

4. Ruskin in Oxford and Other Studies by George William Kitchin (1903)
"Far off in the aeons (I quote from ancient recollection) there was a hairbrush: as the world spun, the hairbrush somehow joined in the rotation, ..."

5. Tariff Schedules: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of by Oscar Wilder Underwood (1913)
"A hairbrush. I do not want that Siamese-twin toothbrush. [Laughter.] I want a hairbrush. Mr. HARRISON. He is one of the few members of the committee that ..."

6. The Pima Indians by Frank Russell (1908)
"hairbrush Using their fingers as combs, the women become very skillful in straightening out tangled locks. They frequently smooth the hair with a brush ..."

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