Synonyms of broom


1. broom, cleaning implement, cleaning device, cleaning equipment

usage: a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle

2. broom, shrub, bush

usage: any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers

3. heather, ling, Scots heather, broom, Calluna vulgaris, heath

usage: common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere


1. sweep, broom, wipe, pass over

usage: sweep with a broom or as if with a broom; "Sweep the crumbs off the table"; "Sweep under the bed"

2. broom, finish

usage: finish with a broom

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Definition and meaning of broom (Dictionary)