Associations to the word «Broom»

Pictures for the word «Broom»


BROOM, noun. (countable) A domestic utensil with fibers bound together at the end of a long handle, used for sweeping.
BROOM, noun. (countable) (curling) An implement with which players sweep the ice to make a stone travel further and curl less; a sweeper.
BROOM, noun. Any of several yellow-flowered shrubs of the family Fabaceae, in the genera Cytisus, Genista, and Spartium, with long, thin branches and small or few leaves.
BROOM, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To sweep.
BROOM, verb. (nautical) Alternative form of bream (to clean a ship's bottom)
BROOM, proper noun. A surname​.
BROOM CLOSET, noun. (figuratively) (often humorously) The metaphorical place in which a Wiccan's religious identity is hidden.
BROOM CLOSET, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see broom,‎ closet.
BROOM CORN, noun. Alternative spelling of broomcorn
BROOM RAPE, noun. Any of a genus Orobanche of parasitic plants of Europe and Asia. They are destitute of chlorophyll, have scales instead of leaves, and spiked flowers, and grow attached to the roots of other plants.
BROOM SEDGE, noun. Andropogon virginicus, a tall grass native to the southeastern United States, considered invasive in some other environments.
BROOM SEDGE, noun. Carex scoparia.
BROOM SEDGE, noun. Carex tribuloides.
BROOM WAGON, noun. Vehicle that follows a cycling race, picking up stragglers and carrying food and equipment.

Dictionary definition

BROOM, noun. A cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle.
BROOM, noun. Any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers.
BROOM, noun. Common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere.
BROOM, verb. Sweep with a broom or as if with a broom; "Sweep the crumbs off the table"; "Sweep under the bed".
BROOM, verb. Finish with a broom.

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