Definitions For Swing

noun

  • Changing location by moving back and forth
  • A square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them
  • In baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball
  • The act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
  • A sweeping blow or stroke
  • Mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth
  • A jaunty rhythm in music
  • A style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
  • A state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
  • An act of moving something with a quick, sweeping motion : an act of swinging a bat, fist, etc.
  • The movement of something that swings backward and forward or from side to side
  • A usually sudden change from one state or condition to another

verb

  • Alternate dramatically between high and low values
  • Hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement
  • Engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends
  • Make a big sweeping gesture or movement
  • Play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm
  • Move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
  • Change direction with a swinging motion; turn
  • Move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting
  • Be a social swinger; socialize a lot
  • Influence decisively
  • Live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style
  • Hang freely
  • Have a certain musical rhythm
  • To move backward and forward or from side to side while hanging from something
  • To move with a smooth, curving motion
  • To move (your arm, a tool, etc.) with a quick, curving motion especially to try to hit something

Is Swing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
11

The word Swing is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Swing in a Sentence

  • The sheets swung on the clothesline.
  • The clock's pendulum stopped swinging.
  • She sat on the edge of the table, swinging her legs.
  • One swing of the hammer was all it took to drive the nail through the board.
  • The swing of a pendulum
  • Upward swings in the stock market

Synonyms for Swing

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