Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chimneysweep - someone who cleans soot from chimneyschimneysweep - someone who cleans soot from chimneys
cleaner - someone whose occupation is cleaning
References in classic literature ?
To her, a French gentleman, who had crammed up his chimney, rather to the detriment of its drawing powers, 'a leather valise, containing twenty thousand francs, gold coins, and a large quantity of precious stones,' as discovered by a chimneysweep after his death.
They were also asked to write their own version of a classic scene featuring Mary Poppins and Bert the chimneysweep at the races.
This movie visits the grown-up Banks children with 'Hamilton's' Lin-Manuel Miranda appearing as a lamplighter named Jack (no worries, original chimneysweep Bert-Dick Van Dyke-cameos).
The former chimneysweep is fast becoming the heartthrob of the show after splitting with girlfriend Halle Carlson.
a chimneysweep & methadone clinic habitue in shamrock-
He plays chimneysweep Bert, a good friend to Julie Andrew's amazing nanny Mary Poppins, who sweeps in with the wind to transform the lives of the Banks' family.
So too is chimneysweep Bert (Dick van Dyke), who joins the exciting escapades.
The stage version of the Disney movie is a London hit, arriving on Broadway with Gavin Lee repeating his star-making turn as Bert the sooty chimneysweep.
She quickly wins over the children and they join her on a series of escapades, along with singing chimneysweep Bert (Dick Van Dyke).
Four stoner buddies run a dramatically inept chimneysweep business: Zoli (Gergely Banki), Anti (Csaba Hernadi), Dofi (Karoly Hajduk) and Papi (Andras Rethelyi) seem to have selected their profession for the opportunities it provides to zone out on a series of rooftops.
Within a year of the publication of Kingsley's tale about a young boy who labours for a cruel chimneysweep, parliament had banned the widespread practice of pushing small boys up chimneys to do this filthy and dangerous work.
It even beat the "cockney" accent of Dick Van Dyke playing a chimneysweep in Mary Poppins.