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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
brushed aside
▪ He brushed aside criticisms of his performance.
▪ Ahead of us we could see our ridge, standing clear of the cloud, brushed purple in the strange early light.
▪ Finally it was Alexei who made a noise, which might have indicated either disgust or anger, then brushed past.
▪ Her hair was newly brushed and hanging loose around her shoulders.
▪ It has no elasticity, is brittle and breaks easily when brushed or combed.
▪ No brushed aluminium and rosewood here; its stereo systems are designed with graph-paper severity to put across an austere seriousness.
▪ Some one should dig it out from the carpet under which it was brushed and blow the dust off it.
▪ Stratex paving has a brushed non-slip finish and comes in six different colours.
▪ Subtleties in the texture of the grit, patches brushed clean of lichen, told him where to place his feet.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

brushed \brushed\ adj.

  1. p. p. of brush.

  2. having a soft nap produced by brushing; as, a dress of brushed cotton.

  1. rub, especially as a finish. v

  2. (en-past of: brush)

  1. adj. touched lightly in passing; grazed against; "of all the people brushed against in a normal day on a city street I remember not a one"

  2. (of hair or clothing) groomed with a brush; "with shining hair neatly brushed"; "the freshly brushed clothes hung in the closet"

  3. (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing; "a dress of brushed cotton"; "a fleecy lining"; "napped fabrics" [syn: fleecy, napped]

Usage examples of "brushed".

Cloud snorted and the other horses acted bothered, but the ambient was otherwise quiet, and Cloud settled to being brushed again, rocking gently to the strong strokes Danny put into it.

Tony brushed it off against his jeans as Arra laid a strainer over the top of the jar and decanted the hot, greenish-brown vodka into it.

The sardonic cleric seated beside Rosvita, who kept making sarcastic asides, brushed at his shoulder when Liath tugged at his robes, as though brushing at a fly.

With that the lobster brushed by them and hustled off the way they had come, feelers atwitch with anticipation.

Bunting now remembered, had given a most circumstantial account of what The Avenger looked like, for he, it was supposed, had actually brushed by her as he passed.

Then, having been diligently brushed by a youth of color, Bibbs went into his own room and closed the door.

But her silver hair had brushed his arm, a cascade of silk only rivaled by the smooth flesh of her wrist caught in his grip, the soft swell of her breast against his biceps, and the sweet scent of her female body.

I now passed my hands round and in front of her, grabbing her beautiful bubbies and squeezing them lingeringly, while I moved up close behind her so that the tip of my aching cock just brushed the base of her behind and suggestively prodded the warm, slightly humid furrow that divided that magnificent posterior.

He brushed his mouth against hers, demanding nothing, apologizing yet again for the way he had bungled their first time together, pleading for a second chance.

He explained how Los Yanquis Negros had brushed with Victorio at a place called Los Manantiales de Culebra de Cascabel and chased him across the border into Chihuahua.

I shook and brushed myself dry, took a couple of food tablets, and put a new potassium chlorate cube in the electrolyser of the mask.

Also, she had combed or brushed her hair and she looked considerably better.

I had brushed it, though, and it floated loose around my shoulders, smelling pleasantly of the hyssop and nettle-flower infusion I combed through it to keep lice at bay.

Over this amazing garment he wore a dashing coat in coquelicot brocade, and crowned his sartorial confection with a curly-brimmed beaver brushed to glistening perfection.

Nor, when Jamyl gave him the cruet, could he coax any kind of mental confirmation as their hands brushed.