To brush is defined as to use a tool with bristles or to quickly sweep something with the hand.
To pass over, or traverse, with the eye or with an instrument of observation.
To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
To glance over quickly; scan:
To struggle or fight in rough confusion
To force, cause to go, etc. (in, into, etc.) by rubbing
To serve as a surface to be coated with paint:
To clean and curry (a horse, dog, etc.)
To touch lightly in passing; brush.
To wear away (the edges of fabric, for example) by rubbing.
To try to overcome; struggle against or contend with
(Obs.) To fight; battle; contend
To move a comb through (the hair) so as to arrange or groom:
To be made clean
(Intransitive, of clothes) to not look good together.
To cause to appear less harsh or severe than is the case:
To clean or dry in this manner
To barely touch or just miss touching in passing; graze
To touch lightly or gently:
To touch or hit with a light quick blow or fillip:
Find another word for brushing. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for brushing, like: brush, sweeping, whisking, touching, skimming, scuffling, rubbing, painting, grooming, grazing and fraying.