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swishy

[ swish-ee ]
/ ˈswɪʃ i /
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adjective, swish·i·er, swish·i·est.
causing, giving rise to, or characterized by a swishing sound or motion.
Also swish .Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. exhibiting effeminate tendencies or characteristics.
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Origin of swishy

First recorded in 1820–30; swish + -y1
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How to use swishy in a sentence

  • Her dress is white stuff, and she never has it starched; it's just soft and shiny and swishy, and seems to b'long just to her.

    At the Little Brown House|Ruth Alberta Brown
  • There was a yellow plush suit and swishy-tail all painted sideways in stripes like a tiger!

    Fairy Prince and Other Stories|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott

British Dictionary definitions for swishy

swishy
/ (ˈswɪʃɪ) /

adjective -shier or -shiest
moving with a swishing sound
US slang effeminate and homosexual
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