Übersetzung von “brush” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nounbrush /brʌʃ/
countable an object with stiff hairs used for painting, cleaning, making hair neat, etc.
brosse feminine

a hair brush
une brosse à cheveux

a scrubbing/paint brush
une brosse dure / un pinceau
singular a light touch
frôlement masculine

the light brush of the wind on her face
le léger souffle du vent sur son visage
a brush with
a brief experience of sth unpleasant
accrochage masculine

a brush with the police
un accrochage avec la police


verbbrush /brʌʃ/
transitive to clean or neaten with a brush

to brush your hair/teeth
se brosser les cheveux/dents
transitive ( brush against,) to touch lightly

She felt his leg brush against hers.
Elle a senti sa jambe frôler la sienne.

brush aside

verb phrasal brush aside [ ˈbrʌʃ əˈsaɪd ]
to treat as unimportant or incorrect

to brush aside concerns over pollution
ignorer les inquiétudes concernant la pollution

brush up on

verb phrasalbrush up on [ ˈbrʌʃ ˈʌp ˌɒn, ˌɔn ]
to practice in order to improve

I'll brush up on my Italian.
Je vais rafraîchir mon italien.

(Übersetzung von “brush” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /braʃ/

an object with bristles, wire, hair etc for cleaning, scrubbing etc

He picked up the brush and began to sweep the floor.

an act of brushing.

He gave his coat a good brush.

a disagreement

ennuis (avec)
She had a slight brush with the law when a policeman stopped her for speeding.

a bushy tail of a fox.

brush aside

to pay no attention to

She brushed aside my objections.
brush away

to wipe off

She brushed away a tear.
brush up (with on)

to refresh one’s knowledge of (eg a language)

He brushed up his Spanish before he went on holiday.
give ( get the brush-off)

to reject or be rejected abruptly.

(se faire) envoyer promener
She gave him the brush-off after he’d asked her out on a date.



to remove (dust etc) by sweeping with a brush

I need to brush the floor.

to make tidy by using a brush

Brush your hair!

to touch lightly in passing

The leaves brushed her face.

(Übersetzung von “brush” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)