(n) the amount or extent of emotional movement in a piece of art
(adj) the quality of possessing the aforementioned

*especially relevant when referring to a film
*more so when referring to an epic or fantasy film
The movie adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are just looks like it will have the certain sweep that made the book so touching.
by B J Maxwell Malkovich August 06, 2009
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The act of cruising around in notoriously bad parts of town looking for crack ho's and other prostitutes behind your girlfriend's back.
Oh man, we took a heavy sweep last night in the Tenderloin!
by JAMF43 May 18, 2009
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when 2 teams face each other one night after the other, or twice in a row, otherwise known as a 'series', and one team beats the other both games
The Blackhawks will probably Sweep the Penguins that series
by fightingsiouxhockey October 17, 2009
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When a Pokémon trainer defeats at least 3 opposing Pokémon with the same Pokémon to win a battle.
Bug Catcher Gus: Weedle, use poison sting!

Youngster Nat: Oh no, not my Dragonite too! That's my third Pokémon you've defeated with that awesome Weedle!

Bug Catcher Gus: Sweep Sweep Sweep.

Youngster Nat: I Like To Wear Shorts! They're comfy and easy to wear!
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The Cardinals losing all 4 games of the World Series, in a row, to the Red Sox.
Can you believe the Red Sox pulled off the sweep? The Cardinals are horrible!
by Nomah January 20, 2005
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