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Definition of "dustpan" [dust•pan]

  • A short-handled pan or scoop into which dust is swept. (noun)

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 "dustpan" in a sentence
  • "I forgot the word "dustpan" because I needed to get one and so I wrote "broom thingie" on my shopping list"
  • "Bending, Von swept the pieces of dark glass into the plastic dustpan."
  • "Hold on to your cammies and steelheads, ladies and gents … looks like we got ourselves another Omar the feather duster. #2 with a dustpan. bob h says:"