1. [ noun ] a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle
Related terms: cleaning_implement besom push_broom whisk broomstick sweep
2. [ verb ] finish with a broom
Related terms: finish
3. [ noun ] (botany) any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers
Related terms: shrub weeping_tree_broom common_broom broom_tree Spanish_broom woodwaxen Spanish_broom white_broom Papilionoideae
4. [ verb ] sweep with a broom or as if with a broom
Synonyms: sweep

"Sweep the crumbs off the table" "Sweep under the bed"

Related terms: wipe sweep sweeping carpet_sweeper
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 6559
6. [ noun ] (botany) common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere
Synonyms: heather Scots_heather Calluna_vulgaris ling
Related terms: heath Calluna
Similar spelling:   Broome