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swingeing

[ swin-jing ]
/ ˈswɪn dʒɪŋ /
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adjective Chiefly British.

enormous; thumping.

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Origin of swingeing

First recorded in 1560–70; swinge1 + -ing2
swinge·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for swingeing

swingeing
/ (ˈswɪndʒɪŋ) /

adjective

mainly British punishing; severe
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