sweepier; sweepiest
: sweeping in motion, line, or force

Examples of sweepy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Not many left-handed starting pitchers can replicate his look, especially his sweepy curveball. The Enquirer, 28 Aug. 2022 Lodolo worked on developing his changeup, giving him another pitch to pair with his low-90s fastball and a sweepy curveball. Bobby Nightengale, The Enquirer, 18 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1697, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sweepy was in 1697

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Cite this Entry

“Sweepy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweepy. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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