1. scrubbing

noun. ['ˈskrʌbɪŋ'] the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water.


  • swabbing
  • cleaning
  • scrub
  • cleanup
  • mopping
  • scouring


  • septic
  • fauna
  • improved

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Words that Rhyme with Scrubbing

  • snubbing
  • drubbing
  • clubbing
  • subbing
  • dubbing

Example sentences of the word scrubbing

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Avoid scrubbing too hard as this may damage the paint.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Apply only gentle pressure when scrubbing, letting the oxalic acid do the work.