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sweeper

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noun sweep·er \ˈswē-pər\

Simple Definition of sweeper

  • : a person or machine that sweeps something

  • soccer : a player whose position is behind other defending players

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sweeper

  1. 1 :  one that sweeps

  2. 2 :  a lone back in soccer who plays between the line of the defenders and the goal

15th Century

First Known Use of sweeper

15th century

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