English dictionary definition of:

swing


Noun

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

Verb

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

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Thesaurus

cut dangle drop jive lilt sway sweep swinging vacillation

Scrabble score for swing


Scrabble score = 9

generated at 10:05:32 on 02-08-19

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