Another word for brush
brush 1flick 1glance 1graze 2shave skimSearch Thesaurus
These verbs mean to make light contact with something in passing: Her arm brushed mine. I flicked the paper with my finger. The arrow glanced off the tree. The knife blade grazed the countertop. A taxi shaved the curb. The oar skims the pond's surface.
Another word for brushnoun
A brief, hostile exposure to or contact with something such as danger or opposition:clash, encounter, run-in, skirmish. See touch