adjective, swift·er, swift·est.
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Origin of swift
synonym study for swift
OTHER WORDS FROM swiftswift·ly, adverbswift·ness, noun
Words nearby swift
Definition for swift (2 of 3)
Definition for swift (3 of 3)
Origin of SWIFT
Example sentences from the Web for swift
They know they will face either a swift backlash or deafening silence.
Taylor Swift – 1989 A change has, it seems, done Taylor Swift good.The 10 Best Albums of 2014: Taylor Swift, Sia, Run the Jewels, and More|Marlow Stern|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You talk in the book about meeting some of your idols, including Taylor Swift.
When they combine it with their pop music, like Taylor Swift, it's basically targeting children and that's wrong.I Got Kicked Out Of The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show|Nico Hines|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Does it matter whether Taylor Swift wants me to inflate my Internet notoriety by doing a dumb thing where I lip sync to her music?Death of the Author by Viral Infection: In Defense of Taylor Swift, Digital Doomsayer|Arthur Chu|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Dean Swift was indeed a misanthrope by theory, however he may have made exception to private life.
Sanson's Atlas: a very large atlas by a French geographer in use in Swift's time.
The sound of the swift beating of horse-hoofs was heard from the south, and soon three men came riding up.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Long before reason found the answer, instinct—swift, merciless interpreter—told him plainly.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for swift (1 of 2)
- swiftly or quickly
- (in combination)swift-moving