chimney sweep


chimney sweep

noun

: a person who cleans the insides of chimneys

Full Definition of CHIMNEY SWEEP

:  a person whose occupation is cleaning soot from chimney flues —called also chimney sweeper

First Known Use of CHIMNEY SWEEP

1727

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