Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

sweepy

[swee-pee] /ˈswi pi/
adjective, sweepier, sweepiest.
1.
Origin of sweepy
1690-1700
First recorded in 1690-1700; sweep1 + -y1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for sweepy
Historical Examples
  • Nothing could be discovered upon it, but a labyrinth of wavy and sweepy lines.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • But at last I got it done, and Rowley stood up with rather a red face from tacking the sweepy, lacey thing that had come undone.

    The Girls and I Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth

Word of the Day

Nearby words for sweepy

Word Value for sweepy

14
14
Scrabble Words With Friends