rub down - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyrub down
he/she/itrubs down
present participlerubbing down
past tenserubbed down
past participlerubbed down
  1. to dry someone’s body by rubbing it with a towel

    I rubbed myself down with a dry towel.

    1. a.
      to clean a horse’s body by rubbing it with a brush
See also main entry: rub