swung

[ swuhng ]
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verb
  1. simple past tense and past participle of swing1.

Other words from swung

  • un·swung, adjective

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How to use swung in a sentence

  • Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.

    Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Both of the orator's hands swung upward and outward, and he looked intently at the ceiling.

  • Robert assisted her into the hammock which swung from the post before her door out to the trunk of a tree.

  • I swung down from my horse on the brink of the creek, cinched the saddle afresh, and rolled a cigarette.

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • We sat in silence, watching through the window the old man's lantern as he swung away toward home.

British Dictionary definitions for swung

swung

/ (swʌŋ) /


verb
  1. the past tense and past participle of swing

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