from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A brush for the hair.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A brush used in hair care for brushing, tidying, and detangling hair
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A brush for cleansing and smoothing the hair.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A brush for dressing and smoothing the hair.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a brush used to groom a person's hair
Near her hairbrush is a bottle of hand sanitiser and we have to spray this on both our hands (“Like at school.”)
"Those were the days when your hairbrush was an extension of your hand," he said.
You won't be able to resist the urge to sing along pretending your hairbrush is a microphone.
My hairbrush was my microphone and I used to spend hours perfecting the movements and gestures I’d seen on Top of the Pops with an imaginary audience around me.
"hairbrush," the "lemon bomb," the "cricket ball," and the "policeman's truncheon" were the most important of these, all of them so-called because of their resemblance to the articles for which they were named.
Luckily, I had a gift for him as well—a new silver engraved hairbrush.
Here, the empty bed, its metal rail, its buttons, a bell, perfume gone bronze in its bottle, her hairbrush, her paintings.
(Soundbite of song, "Tempted By the Fruit of Another") SQUEEZE (Musicians): (Singing) I bought a toothbrush, some toothpaste, a flannel for my face, pajamas, a hairbrush, new shoes and a case.
When I needed hair for my fairy garden princess, I always used the fine strands from her hairbrush.
Once unable to lift a hairbrush, Alan now has the strength and coordination to bike with his arms, rock-climb with a spotter and hug his mom.
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