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synonyms for broom

  • mop
  • besom
  • swab
  • sweeper
  • whisk
  • carpet sweeper
  • feather duster
  • floor brush
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How to use broom in a sentence

A photo from the “I Am an American Day” parade depicts a woman on the sidewalk with a broom, and a caption notes that cleanup often started before the event even ended.
AT THE SMITHSONIAN, A PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT OF EAST BALTIMORE, DECADES BEFORE THE DAWN OF THE SELFIE ERAKELSEY ABLESAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In this case, slowly carry the broom outside or simply stick the bat-laden handle out an open window.
HOW TO ESCORT A BAT OUT OF YOUR HOMEJOHN KENNEDYAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
First, try offering it a perch to hang from by resting the handle of a broom against wherever it’s hanging.
HOW TO ESCORT A BAT OUT OF YOUR HOMEJOHN KENNEDYAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Before I knew it, I began to hang my mop, duster, broom and more on the hooks on the coat rack.
HINTS FROM HELOISE: CAR DECALS GIVE THIEVES TOO MUCH INFORMATIONHELOISE HELOISEMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many critics saw links between her broad strokes — some of them made with brushes so big they invited comparisons to brooms — and the bars of color often used by abstract expressionists.
TOKO SHINODA, JAPANESE ARTIST WHO MERGED THE AGE-OLD AND THE AVANT-GARDE, DIES AT 107EMILY LANGERMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At last a servant-girl came to the open door with a broom in her hand to survey the aspect of things in general.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
And the boy waited with the new broom in his hand, expecting every moment to see the door opened from the outside.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
A broken broom, covered with very ancient cobwebs, lay under one manger, and the remnants of a stable-bucket under another.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Suddenly Randulf's housekeeper fell upon them with a broom, and the boys scampered away, amidst shouts and laughter.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
It is easy to see that such moving dams of ice may sweep the bed of a river as with a great broom.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BROOM

  • besom
  • broom
  • hairbrush
  • mop
  • polisher
  • sweeper
  • toothbrush
  • waxer
  • whisk
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.