Definition of scourer in US English:



  • See scour

    • ‘Lin said the bamboo leaves are first scrubbed with a scourer to make them soft.’
    • ‘Clean the fish scales off the handle with a plastic pot scourer.’
    • ‘They hadn't a clue about the right products and materials for the job - one lummox had even ruined a stainless steel cooker by attacking it with a steel scourer.’
    • ‘In the case of plastral staining by tannin and other deposits, the plastron was scrubbed with a stainless steel scourer to allow visibility of the plastral figure.’
    • ‘Bicarb is a great gentle scourer and natural odour absorber.’