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carpet sweeper

noun

Simple Definition of carpet sweeper

  • : a device with a long handle and a rolling brush that is used for cleaning carpets

Full Definition of carpet sweeper

  1. :  a device with a long handle and a rolling brush that is used for cleaning carpets

Word by Word Definitions

carpetplay
  1. :  a heavy often tufted fabric used as a floor covering

    :  a floor covering made of this fabric

    :  a surface or layer resembling or suggesting a carpet

sweeperplay
  1. :  one that sweeps

    :  a lone back in soccer who plays between the line of the defenders and the goal


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