[ swahyv ]
/ swaɪv /
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verb (used with object), swived, swiv·ing.
to copulate with.
verb (used without object), swived, swiv·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for swive
/ (swaɪv) /
archaic to have sexual intercourse with (a person)
Word Origin for swive
Old English swīfan to revolve, swivel
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