brooming

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

brooming

  1. present participle of broom

Noun[edit]

brooming (plural broomings)

  1. A sweeping with a broom.
    • 1992, David H. Jacobs, Concrete: a homeowner's illustrated guide (page 163)
      Each pass will actually receive two broomings. Because of the span, your broom head operates at an angle as opposed to a flat plane in which brooms are normally operated for sweeping.
    • 1998, Dion Fortune, The Winged Bull
      Then he went out into the spring sunshine to escape from her broomings and brushings, and there Brangwyn presently joined him, and they strolled together up the steep couloir, in the mouth of which the cottage stood.