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cleanup

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noun clean·up \ˈklēn-ˌəp\

Definition of cleanup

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of cleaning The children helped with the cleanup.

  2. 2 :  an exceptionally large profit :  killing made a cleanup when he sold his stocks

Origin and Etymology of cleanup

see 1clean


First Known Use: 1872


2

cleanup

adjective clean·up

Definition of cleanup

  1. :  being in the fourth position in the batting order of a baseball team a cleanup hitter

cleanup

adverb

1912

First Known Use of cleanup

1912

Other Baseball Terms


CLEANUP Defined for English Language Learners

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cleanup

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noun clean·up \ˈklēn-ˌəp\

Definition of cleanup for English Language Learners

  • : the process of cleaning something

2

cleanup

adjective clean·up

Definition of cleanup for English Language Learners

  • : fourth in the batting order of a baseball team



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