swag


1swag

verb \ˈswag\
swaggedswag·ging

Definition of SWAG

intransitive verb
1
:  sway, lurch
2
:  sag, droop
transitive verb
1
:  to adorn with swags
2
:  to arrange (as drapery) in swags

Examples of SWAG

  1. <the days of endless worrying had taken their toll, and the old woman's face swagged with exhaustion>

Origin of SWAG

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian svagga to sway, rock; akin to Middle Low German swacken to rock
First Known Use: 1530

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2swag

noun

: stolen property

Full Definition of SWAG

1
:  sway 1
2
a :  something (as a decoration) hanging in a curve between two points :  festoon
b :  a suspended cluster (as of evergreen branches)
3
a :  goods acquired by unlawful means :  loot
b :  spoils, profits
4
:  a depression in the earth
5
chiefly Australian :  a pack of personal belongings

Examples of SWAG

  1. The robbers divided the swag.
  2. <robbed a bank and hid the swag under the floorboards>

First Known Use of SWAG

1660

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