Definition of swept
: slanted backward
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Blake Griffin, Oklahoma Swept national player of the year awards in 2009 after averaging 23 points and 14 rebounds.
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Origin and Etymology of swept
swept, past participle of sweep
First Known Use: 1903See Words from the same year
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Definition of swept for Students
past and past participle of sweep
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