swing




swing - noun

  • a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
  • mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth
  • a sweeping blow or stroke
  • changing location by moving back and forth
  • a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
  • a jaunty rhythm in music
  • 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
  • a square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them

  • swing - verb

    • move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting
    • move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
    • change direction with a swinging motion; turn
    • influence decisively
    • make a big sweeping gesture or movement
    • hang freely
    • hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement
    • alternate dramatically between high and low values
    • live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style
    • have a certain musical rhythm
    • be a social swinger; socialize a lot
    • play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm

    swing - thesaurus

    cut   dangle   drop   jive   lilt   sway   sweep   swinging   vacillation  

    Scrabble score for swing

    s is 1 w is 4 i is 1 n is 1 g is 2
    Scrabble score = 9

    generated at 02:48:32 on 29-04-24

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