Meaning of CLEANUP in English


I. ˈklēn-ˌəp noun

Date: 1872

1. : an act or instance of cleaning

2. : an exceptionally large profit : killing

II. adjective

Date: 1937

: being in the fourth position in the batting order of a baseball team

a cleanup hitter

• cleanup adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.