noun (used with a plural verb)British Informal.
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Within a few swipes, I was already feeling that burst of romantic optimism you need the first day of the (Christian) new year.
“I had just wiped the buttons down with some alcohol swipes,” the employee said.
Guardians centers on Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), an intergalactic smuggler who swipes an orb.‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Filmmaker James Gunn on His Glorious Space Opera and Rise to the A-List|Marlow Stern|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He also took some swipes at his former White Stripes sidekick—and ex-wife—Meg White.Jack White Apologizes For Trashing Meg White, Adele, The Black Keys, Lana Del Rey, Etc.|Marlow Stern|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bernanke also took a few swipes at his vocal Republican critics.
We called it "swipes," and boys, however small, helped themselves to as much as they liked.A Labrador Doctor|Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
With a disgusted kick at Swipes he left him reeling desperately once more.Tess of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
I think that the native drink called swipes was the cause of much of it.A Soldier in the Philippines|Needom N. Freeman
Sam made a couple of tremendous swipes, and then down went the Aurora's captain and one of his crew.Wide Courses|James Brendan Connolly
Swipes looked very sad, and the stranger's eyes passed from face to face with anxious looks.The Puddleford Papers,|H. H. Riley