Search Result:scrub

KK Pronunciation

〔 skrʌb 〕


〔 skrʌb 〕

Overview of noun scrub

The noun scrub has 2 senses

  • scrub, chaparral, bush -- (dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes)

  • scrub, scrubbing, scouring -- (the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water)

Overview of verb scrub

The verb scrub has 3 senses

  • scrub, scour -- (clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back")

  • scrub, scrub up -- (wash thoroughly; "surgeons must scrub prior to an operation")

  • cancel, call off, scratch, scrub -- (postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled; "Call off the engagement"; "cancel the dinner party"; "we had to scrub our vacation plans"; "scratch that meeting--the chair is ill")

Overview of adj scrub

The adj scrub has 1 sense

  • scrub -- ((of domestic animals) not selectively bred)