scrub off(redirected from scrub off to clean off)
scrub someone or something off
to clean someone or something by rubbing. Mother scrubbed Timmy off. Liz scrubbed off the countertop.
scrub something off (of) somethingand scrub something off
to clean something off something by scrubbing. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) I have to scrub the mud off the porch steps. Did you scrub off all the grease?