verb (used without object)
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Origin of swoon
OTHER WORDS FROM swoonswoon·ing·ly, adverbun·swoon·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for swoon
What other shameful secrets might a search of his Internet history turn up unrelated to his months swooning over ISIS?
But it was the subtle things like his trademark side-smile or his formal “Mr. Torre” ways that had us swooning.The Captain’s Log: Derek Jeter’s Lady-Killing Past, From ‘Yeah, Jeets!’ to Gift Baskets|Emily Shire|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Blogs and music sites were swooning over this kid and his unapologetic pictures.
He went on to brand her a “swooning siren” who apparently drove the general onto the rocks.In Petraeus Scandal, the Old ‘Blame the Woman’ Strategy|Kirsten Powers|November 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When we get to the theater, the ticket vendor fans herself, swooning at the sight of all the hunks.‘Magic Mike’ Review: 5 Strippers on the Channing Tatum Film|Ramin Setoodeh|June 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was on the point of swooning; he saw Marius through a dazzling light.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
Even the roads along the valley were bordered with flowers that the sun had wooed to the swooning point.The Tinder-Box|Maria Thompson Daviess
I will not give in to leave him swooning there and the country waiting for him to awake!The Unicorn from the Stars and Other Plays|William B. Yeats
And the woman remained all pale and swooning, and on her knees with hands folded she besought Broer Adriaensen.The Legend of Ulenspiegel, Vol. II (of 2)|Charles de Coster
He lay on the ground without breath or speech, swooning with the terrible weariness that was upon him.The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy|Padriac Colum