Broom definition

bro͝om, bro͝om
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To sweep with a broom.
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An implement used for sweeping, usually consisting of a bunch of twigs, straw, or bristles bound together and attached to a stick or handle.
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Any of various tools used for sweeping, consisting of a bundle of stiff fibers, or a brush with stiff bristles, attached to a long handle.
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Any of a group of flowering shrubs (esp. genera Cytisus, Genista, and Spartium) of the pea family, often grown for their abundant, usually yellow, flowers.
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To sweep as with a broom.
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Any of various Mediterranean shrubs of the genus Cytisus in the pea family, especially C. scoparius, having mostly compound leaves with three leaflets and showy, usually bright yellow flowers.
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Any of several similar or related shrubs, especially in the genera Genista and Spartium.
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A surname​.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
broom
Plural:
brooms

Origin of broom

  • Middle English from Old English brōm

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition