OTHER WORDS FOR swallow
Origin of swallow1
OTHER WORDS FROM swallowswal·low·a·ble, adjectiveswal·low·er, nounun·swal·low·a·ble, adjectiveun·swal·lowed, adjective
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Other definitions for swallow (2 of 2)
Origin of swallow2
How to use swallow in a sentence
This is a tedious process without a pot, but you can melt a few swallows at a time in a piece of tinfoil, a can or bottle discarded by a sloppy hiker.
What was uncontestable — especially during a moment when most things felt like a tough swallow — was that it was a movement that seemed to go down remarkably easily.Almost anarchy: The Style Council and the smooth sounds of sophisti-pop|Mina Tavakoli|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
For Randy, a 50-year-old ex-Mormon gay man, this cure was a particularly bitter pill to swallow.Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism|Samantha Allen|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
For the Times, which had won four Pulitzer Prizes in 2013, the Snowden slip-up was a bitter pill to swallow.Is The Guardian Holding Back The New York Times’ Snowden Stories?|Lloyd Grove|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even more difficult to swallow: Perry likes to put his name in front of a lot of his projects.Gone Girl’s Biggest Twist Is the Superb Tyler Perry|Alex Suskind|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's a hard pill to swallow not because the show isn't good.The Biggest Emmys Snubs and Surprises: 'Modern Family,' McConaughey, and More|Kevin Fallon|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jordan is in an even more delicate position, and a country that ISIS would dearly like to swallow.
Hunger had to be satisfied, however, and I had to swallow my pride and my five-pennyworth.
In smoking, they swallow the fumes of the tobacco which causes intoxication for a time.
The birds that build them swallow a certain kind of glutinous weed growing on the coral rocks.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Here was something for the "babes and sucklings" of the craft of violin making to swallow.Antonio Stradivari|Horace William Petherick
I doa'nt swallow that story o' her'n. Depend upon it, man, it be a big lie fro' beginning to end.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
British Dictionary definitions for swallow (1 of 2)
Derived forms of swallowswallowable, adjectiveswallower, noun
Word Origin for swallow
British Dictionary definitions for swallow (2 of 2)
Derived forms of swallowswallow-like, adjective
Word Origin for swallow
Medical definitions for swallow
Other Idioms and Phrases with swallow
In addition to the idioms beginning with swallow
- swallow one's pride
- swallow one's words
- bitter pill to swallow