Translation of sweeper in Spanish:

sweeper

barrendero, n.

Pronunciation /ˈswiːpə//ˈswipər/

noun

  • 1roadsweeper

    • 1.1

      barrendero masculine
      barrendera feminine
      barredor masculine Peru
      barredora feminine Peru

    • 1.2carpet sweeper

      (para barrer alfombras) cepillo mecánico masculine

  • 2

    (in soccer)
    líbero feminine
    barredor masculine Chile
    barredora feminine Chile
    • To me he is a natural sweeper, he reads the game well for a young player but at times he is too slow on the ball and a little languid.
    • He plays more like a sweeper than a goalie, clearing the ball before the forward can even get to it.
    • Player 1 passes straight out, then moves to sweeper to defend.
    • ‘I've never seen a better sweeper as a goalkeeper,’ Warnock says.
    • But it is nothing like playing in the first team and I don't care where I play - be it right back, right wing back or sweeper - just as long as I can play regular football.