Top Definition
An event whereby innocent people are punished or persecuted as a result of their association with guilty people.
"I wasn't one of the kids smoking dope behind the dumpster, but I was hanging out with kids who were, and when the cops came they took us all to jail. I totally got caught in a Yankee Sweep!"
by Boopotts December 12, 2013

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