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KK Pronunciation

〔 swIŋ 〕


〔 swiŋ 〕

Overview of noun swing

The noun swing has 9 senses

  • swing -- (a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity; "the party went with a swing"; "it took time to get into the swing of things")

  • swing -- (mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth)

  • swing -- (a sweeping blow or stroke; "he took a wild swing at my head")

  • swing, swinging, vacillation -- (changing location by moving back and forth)

  • swing, swing music, jive -- (a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz)

  • lilt, swing -- (a jaunty rhythm in music)

  • golf stroke, golf shot, swing -- (the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it)

  • baseball swing, swing, cut -- (in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball; "he took a vicious cut at the ball")

  • swing -- (a square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them)

Overview of verb swing

The verb swing has 13 senses

  • swing -- (move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting; "He swung his left fist"; "swing a bat")

  • swing, sway -- (move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner; "He swung back")

  • swing -- (change direction with a swinging motion; turn; "swing back"; "swing forward")

  • swing, swing over -- (influence decisively; "This action swung many votes over to his side")

  • swing, sweep, swing out -- (make a big sweeping gesture or movement)

  • dangle, swing, drop -- (hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling")

  • swing -- (hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement; "The soccer player began to swing at the referee")

  • swing -- (alternate dramatically between high and low values; "his mood swings"; "the market is swinging up and down")

  • swing -- (live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style; "The Woodstock generation attempted to swing freely")

  • swing -- (have a certain musical rhythm; "The music has to swing")

  • swing, get around -- (be a social swinger; socialize a lot)

  • swing -- (play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm)

  • swing -- (engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends; "There were many swinging couples in the 1960's")