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Definition of "crossing-sweeper" []

  • Someone whose job is to sweep street crossings. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "crossing-sweeper" in a sentence
  • "A couple of Mayfair swells; and the Indian crossing-sweeper who cleared the mud from those quality streets."
  • "But every newspaper man, every crossing-sweeper, thinks himself a moralist."
  • "Then I saw him, outside the entrance to the Bank, amongst a huddle of pedestrians waiting for the crossing-sweeper to do his work."