Definition of swing at (someone or something)
- She swung her purse at me.
- She swung at the ball but missed.
- He made a fist and swung at me for no reason.
: to cause to move vigorously through a wide arc or circle
: to cause to sway to and fro
: to cause to turn on an axis
: an act or instance of swinging : swinging movement: such as
: a stroke or blow delivered with a sweeping arm movement
: a sweeping or rhythmic movement of the body or a bodily part
: of or relating to musical swing
: that may swing often decisively either way on an issue or in an election
: some person : somebody
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
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