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Brushed - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Brushed' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Brushed [ imp. & p. p.]
- of Brush

Meaning of 'Brushed' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . brushed [ s]
Meaning (1):
- (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing
Example in sentence:
  • a dress of brushed cotton;
  • a fleecy lining;
  • napped fabrics
Meaning (2):
- touched lightly in passing; grazed against
Example in sentence:
  • of all the people brushed against in a normal day on a city street I remember not a one
Meaning (3):
- (of hair or clothing) groomed with a brush
Example in sentence:
  • the freshly brushed clothes hung in the closet;
  • with shining hair neatly brushed