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adjective, sweep·i·er, sweep·i·est.
  1. sweeping.
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Origin of sweepy

First recorded in 1690–1700; sweep1 + -y1
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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