Meaning of SWEEPER in English

SWEEPER

/swee"peuhr/ , n.

1. a person or thing that sweeps.

2. See carpet sweeper .

3. a janitor.

4. any of several fishes of the family Pempherididae, of tropical and warm, temperate seas, having an oblong, compressed body.

[ 1400-50; late ME; see SWEEP 1 , -ER 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .