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Meaning of SWEEPER

Pronunciation:  'sweeer

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  little-known nocturnal fish of warm shallow seas with an oblong compressed body
  2. [n]  a cleaning device with revolving brushes that pick up dirt as the device is pushed over a carpet
  3. [n]  an employee who sweeps (floors or streets etc.)
 

SWEEPER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: carpet sweeper
 
 See Also: cleaning implement, employee, family Pempheridae, Pempheridae, teleost, teleost fish, teleostan

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sweep"er\, n.
One who, or that which, sweeps, or cleans by sweeping; a
sweep; as, a carpet sweeper.

      It is oxygen which is the great sweeper of the economy.
                                               --Huxley.

 

 

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