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Meaning of "sweeney" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SWEENEY

sweeney  [ˈswiːnɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SWEENEY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sweeney is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SWEENEY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sweeney in the English dictionary

The definition of sweeney in the dictionary is a member of the flying squad. Other definition of sweeney is a barber.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SWEENEY


beanie
ˈbiːnɪ
bikini
bɪˈkiːnɪ
genie
ˈdʒiːnɪ
Houdini
huːˈdiːnɪ
Irene
aɪˈriːnɪ
linguine
lɪŋˈɡwiːnɪ
linguini
lɪŋˈɡwiːnɪ
Martini
mɑːˈtiːnɪ
panini
pæˈniːnɪ
queenie
ˈkwiːnɪ
queeny
ˈkwiːnɪ
quinie
ˈkwiːnɪ
sweeny
ˈswiːnɪ
teeny
ˈtiːnɪ
teeny-weeny
ˈtiːnɪˈwiːnɪ
tweenie
ˈtwiːnɪ
tweeny
ˈtwiːnɪ
weenie
ˈwiːnɪ
weeny
ˈwiːnɪ
wienie
ˈwiːnɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SWEENEY

sweeny
sweep
sweep hand
sweep something under the carpet
sweep the board
sweep-saw
sweepback
sweeper
sweeping
sweepingly
sweepingness
sweepings
sweepstake
sweepstakes
sweepy
sweer
sweet
sweet alison
sweet alyssum

WORDS THAT END LIKE SWEENEY

attorney
barney
bread and honey
Cheney
Clooney
Disney
honey
journey
kidney
McCartney
money
on the money
paper money
Rodney
Rooney
sheeney
Sidney
Sydney
veney
Whitney

Synonyms and antonyms of sweeney in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sweeney» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SWEENEY

Find out the translation of sweeney to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sweeney from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sweeney» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

斯威尼
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sweeney
570 millions of speakers

English

sweeney
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्वीनी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سويني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Суини
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Sweeney
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এখনও বিক্রয়ের জন্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sweeney
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sweeney
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sweeney
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スウィーニー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

스위니
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sweeney
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Sweeney
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஸ்வீனி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वीनी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sweeney
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Sweeney
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Sweeney
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Суіні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Sweeney
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Sweeney
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sweeney
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Sweeney
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sweeney
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sweeney

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SWEENEY»

The term «sweeney» is very widely used and occupies the 19.478 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SWEENEY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sweeney

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SWEENEY»

Discover the use of sweeney in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sweeney and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cochise: Chiricahua Apache Chief
Now, however, Edwin R. Sweeney has remedied this deficiency with his definitive biography. Cochise, a Chiricahua, was said to be the most resourceful, most brutal, most feared Apache.
Edwin R. Sweeney, 2012
2
Adlerian Counseling: A Practitioner's Approach
Providing proven contributions to Adlerian psychology, this book explains the dimensions and uses of natural and logical consequences - the bases of Adlerian/individual psychology.
Thomas J. Sweeney, 1998
3
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
This version, carefully restored by author and scholar Marvin Kaye, returns to the original text. Footnotes and an Afterword on staging a production of "Sweeney Todd" based on this text provide useful additional information. (Plays/Drama)
George Dibdin Pitt, 2002
4
The String of Pearls: A Romance : [the Original Tale of ...
The String of Pearls - the original tale of Sweeney Todd, a classic of British horror - was first published as a weekly serial in 1846-7 by Edward Lloyd, the King of the Penny Dreadfuls.
Thomas Peckett Prest, 2005
5
I & II Kings: A Commentary
Now available in paperback, this volume offers a close reading of the historical books of I and II Kings, concentrating on not only issues in the history of Israel but also the literary techniques of storytelling used in these books.
Marvin Alan Sweeney, 2007
6
An Introduction to Management Science: Quantitative ...
This market-leading text blends a readable style with a wealth of examples that demonstrate how businesses throughout the world use management science techniques to further their success.
Dennis J. Sweeney, Thomas A. Williams, Jeffrey D. Camm, 2010
7
Players
Players is a Marshall Cavendish publication.
Joyce Sweeney, 2005
8
Quantitative Methods for Business
Written with the non-mathematician in mind, this applications-oriented text clearly introduces today's many quantitative methods, how they work, and how savvy decision makers can most effectively apply and interpret data.
David Anderson, Dennis Sweeney, Thomas Williams, 2012
9
Statistics for Business and Economics, Revised
Simply put, the revised, eleventh edition of STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS is powerful.
David Anderson, Dennis Sweeney, Thomas Williams, 2011
10
Sweeney Todd: The Real Story of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Argues that the legendary character Sweeney Todd was an actual historical figure who committed his crimes in eighteenth-century London and was victimized by the poverty and crime that was prevalent in the underworld of that time period.
Peter Haining, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SWEENEY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sweeney is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Sweeney: Time's up for November casino referendum
Senate President Steve Sweeney confirmed in a telephone interview the clock on the procedural calendar ran out on Tuesday, meaning the referendum will not ... «NorthJersey.com, Jul 15»
2
After feeling heat, Don Sweeney shakes up Bruins lineup for the …
BOSTON -- It went from seeming almost like a complete disaster to general manager Don Sweeney cleaning up the mess. And suddenly, the Boston Bruins ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
3
Bruins GM says team isn't rebuilding
If there is one thing that can be said for Don Sweeney's brief tenure as general manager of the Bruins, it's that he hasn't been sitting back. He hasn't been ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
4
Looks like Bruins headed for the dreaded bridge year
At his introductory news conference on May 20, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney spoke of the need for the Bruins to “create anxiety in the other team” by ... «Boston Globe, Jun 15»
5
Don Sweeney: Head Coach Claude Julien, Assistants To Remain …
Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney confirmed to reporters Friday at the NHL Draft Combine in Buffalo that head coach Claude Julien and his ... «NESN.com, Jun 15»
6
Don Sweeney hired as Bruins GM, proving this is Cam Neely's show
Boston Bruins director of player development Don Sweeney, center, watches play during a hockey team development camp in Wilmington, Mass. Monday, July 9 ... «Yahoo Sports, May 15»
7
New Jersey Senate Leader Hits Brakes On Pump-Your-Own Gas Bill
TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey drivers won't have to pump their own gas any time soon. Senate President Stephen Sweeney said on ... «CBS Local, May 15»
8
Sweeney Chides Christie Over Absences, Announces New …
Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) said during a news conference in the State House yesterday that he's drafting a bill that would again seek to ... «NJ Spotlight, Apr 15»
9
Sweeney: Christie wants A.C. to declare bankruptcy
TRENTON - New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney accused Gov. Christie on Thursday of trying to "force" Atlantic City into bankruptcy, and said he ... «Philly.com, Jan 15»
10
Sweeney, Whelan offer legislation to stabilize A.C. finances
The legislation would implement a plan released in November by Senate President Stephen Sweeney and comes weeks after the second of two summits ... «Press of Atlantic City, Dec 14»

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