sweepy

[ swee-pee ]
/ ˈswi pi /

adjective, sweep·i·er, sweep·i·est.

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Origin of sweepy

First recorded in 1690–1700; sweep1 + -y1
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Example sentences from the Web for sweepy

  • 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
  • Nothing could be discovered upon it, but a labyrinth of wavy and sweepy lines.

    David Elginbrod|George MacDonald