Translation of sweeper in Spanish:

sweeper

Pronunciation: /ˈswiːpər; ˈswiːpə(r)/

n

  • 1
    (roadsweeper)
    1.1 barrendero, (m,f), barredor, (m,f) (Peru/Perú) 1.2
    (carpet sweeper)
    cepillo (masculine) mecánico (para barrer alfombras)
  • 2 (in soccer) líbero (mf), barredor, (m,f) (Chile)
    More 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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