swaver

intransitive verb swa·ver \ˈswāvə(r)\

Definition of swaver

dialectal, British

  1. :  stagger

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Origin and Etymology of swaver

Middle English swaveren, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dail, sveiva to swing, Old Norse sveifla to swing, spin, svīfa to rove, ramble, drift — more at swivel


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