scourer

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

scourer (plural scourers)

  1. A tool used to scour, usually used to clean cookwares.
    A scourer may be in the form of a mesh (ball) of wires, a flat piece of a rough fabric, or a pad with a soft sponge-like side and a more abrasive side.
  2. Agent noun of scour; a person who scours.
  3. (obsolete) A rover or footpad; a prowling robber.
    In those days of highwaymen and scourers. — Macaulay.

See also[edit]


Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]