adjective, swift·er, swift·est.
Words nearby swift
Origin of swift
OTHER WORDS FROM swiftswift·ly, adverbswift·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for swiftest
And so it has proven over the past generation of the swiftest record reduction of criminality in American history.
Raud had another exceptionally large ship, the longest in Norway, and till the "Crane" was built the swiftest also.Famous Sea Fights|John Richard Hale
The bonito and albicore chase it day and night, but the dolphin is its worst and swiftest foe.Wanderings in South America|Charles Waterton
I could hear the swiftest runners behind splashing through the marsh bed.Lords of the North|A. C. Laut
The runner, as its name indicates, is a great forager, and is the swiftest and most graceful of all the jacks or cavallies.Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others|James Alexander Henshall
A race-horse is graceful in his swiftest pace, and never makes an awkward motion, though he is pushed to his utmost speed.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper
British Dictionary definitions for swiftest (1 of 2)
- swiftly or quickly
- (in combination)swift-moving