Brushing synonyms

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To brush is defined as to use a tool with bristles or to quickly sweep something with the hand.
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To pass over, or traverse, with the eye or with an instrument of observation.
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To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
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To try; to prove, as with a touchstone.
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To glance over quickly; scan:
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To struggle or fight in rough confusion
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To force, cause to go, etc. (in, into, etc.) by rubbing
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To serve as a surface to be coated with paint:
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To clean and curry (a horse, dog, etc.)
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To touch lightly in passing; brush.
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To wear away (the edges of fabric, for example) by rubbing.
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To try to overcome; struggle against or contend with
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To confront (someone or something) face to face.
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(Obs.) To fight; battle; contend
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To move a comb through (the hair) so as to arrange or groom:
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To be made clean
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(Intransitive, of clothes) to not look good together.
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To cause to appear less harsh or severe than is the case:
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To clean or dry in this manner
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To barely touch or just miss touching in passing; graze
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To touch lightly or gently:
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To touch or hit with a light quick blow or fillip:
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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.