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swig

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noun \ˈswig\

Definition of swig

  1. :  a quantity drunk at one time

Examples of swig in a sentence

  1. can I have just a swig of your lemonade to wash down these french fries?

Origin and Etymology of swig

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1623


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swig

verb

Definition of swig

swigged

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swigging

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to drink in long drafts swig cider

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to take a swig :  drink

swigger

noun

Examples of swig in a sentence

  1. the only way he can stay awake at his night job is by constantly swigging drinks containing caffeine

Circa 1650

First Known Use of swig

circa 1650


SWIG Defined for English Language Learners


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swig

verb

Definition of swig for English Language Learners

  • : to drink (something) quickly and in large amounts : to swallow a lot of (a drink)


SWIG Defined for Kids

swig

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noun \ˈswig\

Definition of swig for Students

  1. :  the amount drunk at one time :  gulp



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