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swig

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of swig

  1. the portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time <can I have just a swig of your lemonade to wash down these french fries?> Synonyms belt, draft, drag, gulp, nip, quaff, shot, sip, slug, snort, sup, swallow, drink, swillRelated Words dram, drop




swig

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of swig

  1. to swallow in liquid form <the only way he can stay awake at his night job is by constantly swigging drinks containing caffeine> Synonyms belt (down), gulp, guzzle, hoist, imbibe, knock back, pound (down), quaff, sip, slug (down), slurp, sup, drink, swill, toss (down or off)Related Words lap, lick, suck; consume, down, ingurgitate, kill, mouth (down), put away; nip, tipple; pledge, toast, wine




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