noun, plural swing·men. Basketball.

a player who can play either of two positions, usually guard and forward.

Origin of swingman

First recorded in 1965–70; swing1 + man1
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  • Hourly we watched our trim ships take on the hues of a swingman's roundabouts.


    David W. Bone