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sweep British & World English

Clean (an area) by brushing away dirt or litter

sweep English Thesaurus

she swept the kitchen floor

chimney sweep British & World English

A person whose job is cleaning out the soot from chimneys

sweep the board British & World English

Win every event or prize in a contest

sweep second hand British & World English

A second hand on a clock or watch, moving on the same dial as the other hands

make a clean sweep British & World English

Remove all unwanted people or things ready to start afresh

sweep someone off their feet British & World English

Quickly and overpoweringly charm someone

sweep something under the carpet British & World English

Conceal or ignore a problem or difficulty in the hope that it will be forgotten

Irish Sweepstake British & World English

A sweepstake on the results of certain major horse races, authorized since 1930 by the government of the Republic of Ireland in order to benefit Irish hospitals. It is the largest international lottery

Irish Sweep in Irish Sweepstake British & World English

A sweepstake on the results of certain major horse races, authorized since 1930 by the government of the Republic of Ireland in order to benefit Irish hospitals. It is the largest international lottery

sweep the board in sweep British & World English

Win every event or prize in a contest

make a clean sweep in clean British & World English

Remove all unwanted people or things ready to start afresh

sweep something under the carpet in carpet British & World English

Conceal or ignore a problem or difficulty in the hope that it will be forgotten

sweep someone off their feet in foot British & World English

Quickly and overpoweringly charm someone

sweep something aside in sweep English Thesaurus

they can sweep aside any criticism by declaring that they are rewarding the loyalty of dedicated fans

sweep something under the carpet in sweep English Thesaurus

their grievances became clearly visible and could no longer be conveniently swept under the carpet