adjective Chiefly British.
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OTHER WORDS FROM swingeingswinge·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby swingeing
Definition for swingeing (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), swinged, swinge·ing. British Dialect.
Origin of swinge1
OTHER WORDS FROM swingeswing·er [swin-jer] /ˈswɪn dʒər/, noun
Definition for swingeing (3 of 3)
verb (used with object), swinged, swinge·ing.
Origin of swinge2
Example sentences from the Web for swingeing
The jolly yeoman cut a rasher of bacon, which Cicely soon broiled, and her father added a swingeing tankard of his best ale.Waverley|Sir Walter Scott
Nor were his thoughts in line with the swingeing sentences he had just been writing in the exercise-book.Angela's Business|Henry Sydnor Harrison
O that I could see a swingeing mullet extended on a swingeing dish!The Works of Horace|Horace
A swingeing St. Christopher, fording a brook with a child on his shoulders, cannot fail of attracting attention.Italy; with sketches of Spain and Portugal|William Beckford
Look here: if I write you a swingeing medical certificate, will you apply for leave on the spot?'Life's Handicap|Rudyard Kipling