verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of swish
OTHER WORDS FROM swishswish·er, nounswish·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby swish
Example sentences from the Web for swish
Henry launched a lid-lifting three-point shot from out front on the first possession, and it swished.UCLA plots a comeback to oust Michigan State in overtime to cap NCAA tournament’s opening night|Chuck Culpepper, Des Bieler, Matt Bonesteel, Cindy Boren, Glynn A. Hill, Molly Hensley-Clancy|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
Ever an overachiever, I swished it around about 20 times, and it tickled.I’m in a COVID-19 Vaccine Trial, and Now I’ve Got a Big Decision to Make|Randy Dotinga|February 24, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Imagine if the swishing threads inside your jeans pocket could charge your cell phone.Bye-bye batteries? Power a phone with fabric or a beacon with sound|Kathryn Hulick|January 6, 2021|Science News For Students
Star center Nikola Jokić’s one-legged, leaning fadeaways, which nearly touch the rafters before swishing through, would get the “Sport Science” treatment.When It Comes To Playoff Disappointment, The Clippers Are In A League Of Their Own|Chris Herring (email@example.com)|September 16, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
SB Nation and their Swish Appeal site do a pretty bang-up job, as well.
Odds are, you expected Jackson to swish all three, but first freebie dribbled off the front of the rim and suddenly, hope renewed!Was Aaron Harrison’s Game-Winning Three-Pointer ‘Clutch’?|Robert Silverman|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Kavala Graha, you use a smaller amount of oil, swish between the teeth, and gargle at the back of the throat.
Caldecott says that if you swish oil for too long, you could accidentally breathe some into your lungs.
Swish it, especially around the cheeks and upper palate, and pull it through your teeth.
The swish of a skirt seemed ridiculously loud in the hush, and the scratching of the judge's quill pen was noisily irritating.
"Here's Kitty," said the maker of mineral waters, as there was the swish of a skirt at the door.
Suddenly they parted, with quick swish and rapid rustling of leaves, and the next moment appeared a wonderful vision.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
Three sounds of increase: the lowing of a cow in milk; the din of a smithy; the swish of a plough.Ancient Irish Poetry|Various
Suddenly we heard the swish of a dress behind, and turned, conscience-stricken, though we had in nothing sinned.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin