brush - translate into Spanish with the English-Spanish dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “brush”

See all translations

brush

noun /braʃ/
an object with bristles, wire, hair etc for cleaning, scrubbing etc
cepillo
a toothbrush He picked up the brush and began to sweep the floor.
an act of brushing
cepilladura
He gave his coat a good brush.
a disagreement
roce
She had a slight brush with the law when a police officer stopped her for speeding.
a bushy tail of a fox.
hopo
brush aside phrasal verb to pay no attention to
dejar de lado
She brushed aside my objections.
brush away phrasal verb to wipe off
limpiar
She brushed away a tear.
brush up phrasal verb ( with on) to refresh one’s knowledge of (eg a language)
repasar, refrescar
He brushed up his Spanish before he went on holiday.
give ( get the brush-off) to reject or be rejected abruptly
quitarse a alguien de encima, enviar a freír espárragos, mandar a alguien a paseo
She gave him the brush-off after he’d asked her out on a date.
(Definition of brush from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “brush” in Spanish

Definitions of “brush” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

Morse code

a system used for sending messages, in which letters and numbers are represented by short and long marks, sounds, or flashes of light

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Cannabidiol oil that comes from industrial hemp plants, which is what is infused into our e-juice, is 100 per cent legal.

Read More