chimney sweep

noun
|Updated on: 22 Jun 2018

Definition of chimney sweep

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

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CHIMNEY SWEEP Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of chimney sweep for English Language Learners

  • : a person who cleans the insides of chimneys


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chimney sweep

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Definition of chimney sweep for Students

: a person who cleans soot from chimneys


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