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American English: /ˈswipər/
British English: /ˈswiːpə/

Translation of sweeper in Spanish:


  • 1
    also: roadsweeper
    barrendero, (-ra) (masculine, feminine)
    barredor, (-dora) (masculine, feminine) (Peru)
    also: carpet sweeper
    cepillo (masculine) mecánico
    (para barrer alfombras)
  • 2 (in soccer)
    barredor, (-dora) (masculine, feminine) (Chile)
    Example sentences
    • But it is nothing like playing in the first team and I don't care where I play - be it right back, right wing back or sweeper - just as long as I can play regular football.
    • Player 1 passes straight out, then moves to sweeper to defend.
    • He plays more like a sweeper than a goalie, clearing the ball before the forward can even get to it.

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