Synonyms of 'dust'
1 grimeDictionary, grit, powdery dirt
I could see a thick layer of dust on the stairs.
2 earthDictionary, ground, soil
Your trousers will get dirty if you sit down in the dust.
a fine white powder
2 sprinkleDictionary, cover, powder
Lightly dust the fish with flour.
Cheese can be sprinkled on egg and vegetable dishes.
She was soaking wet and covered with mud.
Powder the puddings with icing sugar.
Spread the bread with the cream cheese.
A shower of seeds sprayed into the air and fell on the grass.
He began by scattering seed and putting in plants.
idioms:bite the dust
related phobia amathophobia
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If you brush something or brush something such as dirt off it, you clean it or tidy it using a brush.
Have you brushed your teeth?
If you clean something or clean dirt off it, you make it free from dirt and unwanted marks, for example by washing or wiping it. If something cleans easily, it is easy to clean.
Her father cleaned his glasses with a paper napkin.
It took half an hour to clean the orange powder off the bath.
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Thesaurus for dust from the Collins English Thesaurus
Dust is very small dry particles of earth or sand .