Definition of Swing in English :
Define Swing in English
Swing meaning in English
Meaning of Swing in English
Pronunciation of Swing in English
Swing pronunciation in English
Pronounce Swing in Englishsee synonyms of swing
a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
Example Sentences:'the party went with a swing''it took time to get into the swing of things'
mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth
a sweeping blow or stroke
Example Sentences:'he took a wild swing at my head'
a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball
Example Sentences:'he took a vicious cut at the ball'
a square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them
move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting
Example Sentences:'He swung his left fist''swing a bat'
change direction with a swinging motion; turn
Example Sentences:'swing back''swing forward'
13. swing, swing over
Example Sentences:'This action swung many votes over to his side'
Example Sentences:'the ornaments dangled from the tree''The light dropped from the ceiling'
hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement
Example Sentences:'The soccer player began to swing at the referee'
alternate dramatically between high and low values
Example Sentences:'his mood swings''the market is swinging up and down'
live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style
Example Sentences:'The Woodstock generation attempted to swing freely'
have a certain musical rhythm
Example Sentences:'The music has to swing'
play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm
engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends
Example Sentences:'There were many swinging couples in the 1960's'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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