verb (used with or without object), swopped, swop·ping, noun Chiefly British.

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Historical Examples of swopped

  • He and I have swopped specimens many's the time, when either of us had a duplicate.

    Mary Barton

    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

  • I had five, but I swopped two of them with Frank Wilson for a redstart's.'

    A Terrible Tomboy

    Angela Brazil

  • "I swopped four blood-allys for an Indian in the break," Bertram announced.

    Poor Relations

    Compton Mackenzie

  • They've swopped secrets with him just like old friends; and there they are for you to see.

    Half-Past Bedtime

    H. H. Bashford

  • It isn't rare, though—twenty-four cents—I gave twopence for it; but I've had much more expensive ones, only I swopped them.

British Dictionary definitions for swopped


noun, verb swops, swopping or swopped

a variant spelling of swap
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