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Pronunciation: /ˈswiːpɪŋz/

Translation of sweepings in Spanish:

plural noun

  • (dirt) the sweepings of society
    Example sentences
    • Grading land with yard rubbish, sweepings, and other refuse also planted weeds and seeds on vacant land.
    • And he walked right through my sweepings. ‘Look at this stuff,’ he said, kicking it away.’
    • Sadly, if it continues, that is what is threatening to become of the great Liberal Party tradition: a cold-hearted butcher to the withering slab of the Australian body, and the public get sausages for policy from the sweepings off the floor.
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