swabbie

noun
swab·​bie | \ ˈswä-bē How to pronounce swabbie (audio) \
variants: or less commonly swabby
plural swabbies

Definition of swabbie

slang

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Examples of swabbie in a Sentence

the pirate captain cried, “Ahoy, me swabbies, 'tis time to hoist the Jolly Roger!”

First Known Use of swabbie

1944, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near swabbie

SW

swab

swabber

swabbie

Swabia

swab stick

swack

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