What does sweeper mean?

Definitions for sweeper
ˈswi pərsweep·er

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word sweeper.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sweepernoun

    an employee who sweeps (floors or streets etc.)

  2. carpet sweeper, sweepernoun

    a cleaning implement with revolving brushes that pick up dirt as the implement is pushed over a carpet

  3. sweepernoun

    little-known nocturnal fish of warm shallow seas with an oblong compressed body

Wiktionary

  1. sweepernoun

    One who sweeps floors or chimneys

  2. sweepernoun

    A detector (for mines)

  3. sweepernoun

    A small, tropical marine perciform fish of the family Pempheridae, typically with deeply keeled, compressed bodies and large eyes.

  4. sweepernoun

    A defender who is the last line of defence before the goalkeeper

  5. sweepernoun

    A person who sweeps the ice ahead of the rock in play.

  6. sweepernoun

    A batsman who plays sweep shots

  7. sweepernoun

    A fielding position along the boundary; a fielder in this position

  8. sweepernoun

    A tree that has fallen over a river with branches extending into the water.

Wikipedia

  1. Sweeper

    Sweepers are small, tropical marine (occasionally brackish) perciform fish of the family Pempheridae. Found in the western Atlantic Ocean and Indo-Pacific region, the family contains about 26 species in two genera. One species (Pempheris xanthoptera) is the target of subsistence fisheries in Japan, where the fish is much enjoyed for its taste. Sweepers are occasionally kept in marine aquaria.

ChatGPT

  1. sweeper

    A sweeper is typically referred to as a person or machine that cleans streets, floors, or other surfaces by sweeping and collecting dirt or litter. In the context of sports like soccer, it could refer to a player who is positioned behind all outfield players with the main role of clearing the ball from the defensive zone and stopping the opposition's attacks.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sweepernoun

    one who, or that which, sweeps, or cleans by sweeping; a sweep; as, a carpet sweeper

Wikidata

  1. Sweeper

    Sweepers are small, tropical marine perciform fish of the family Pempheridae. Found in the western Atlantic Ocean and Indo-Pacific region, the family contains approximately 26 species in two genera. One species is the target of subsistence fisheries in Japan, where the fish is much enjoyed for its taste. Sweepers are occasionally kept in the marine aquarium.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SWEEPER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sweeper is ranked #130610 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sweeper surname appeared 130 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sweeper.

    93.8% or 122 total occurrences were Black.
    4.6% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. weepers

  2. resweep

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweeper in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweeper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of sweeper in a Sentence

  1. AiR:

    We have a Choice: Either to be a Sweeper or a Seeker. The Sweeper just sweeps the material possessions off the Earth, but the Seeker seeks God.

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