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Definition of "brushed" []

  • Having a nap produced by brushing: a dress made of brushed cotton. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "brushed" in a sentence
  • "The word brushed against my hair, and his breath sent shivers across my scalp."
  • "McDonnell campaign spokesman Tucker Martin brushed off the Democratic criticism."
  • "In that way, the British hi-fi maker is just like the equipment it produces: for years, it has been known for making hi-fi separates, usually in brushed aluminium, which command a premium price for their remarkable sound, if not their looks."