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swag

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[ swag ]
/ swæg /
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noun
verb (used without object), swagged, swag·ging.
to move heavily or unsteadily from side to side or up and down; sway.
to hang loosely and heavily; sink down.
verb (used with object), swagged, swag·ging.
to cause to sway, sink, or sag.
to hang or adorn with swags.
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Origin of swag

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First recorded in 1520–30; perhaps from Scandinavian; compare Norwegian svaga, svagga “to sway, rock”

Other definitions for swag (2 of 2)

swag2
[ swag ]
/ swæg /

noun
Slang.
  1. plunder; booty.
  2. money; valuables.
  3. free merchandise distributed as part of the promotion of a product, company, etc.
  4. self-confidence and personal style as shown by one's appearance and demeanor: the top ten athletes with the most swag.
  5. schwag (def. 1).
Australian. a traveler's bundle containing personal belongings, cooking utensils, food, or the like.
adjective
Slang. cool; cute; looking great: She looks so swag in her new jacket.Check out my swag boyfriend.
verb (used without object), swagged, swag·ging.
Australian. to travel about carrying one's bundle of personal belongings.
Also sweg [sweg] /swɛg/ (for defs. 1, 3) .

Origin of swag

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First recorded in 1790–1800; special uses of swag1
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British Dictionary definitions for swag

swag
/ (swæɡ) /

noun
verb swags, swagging or swagged

Word Origin for swag

C17: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare Norwegian svagga to sway
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