swing by

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of swing by

US, informal
: to make a brief visit
  • I'll swing by after work to drop off the paperwork.

Word by Word Definitions

swing play
  1. : to cause to move vigorously through a wide arc or circle

  2. : to cause to sway to and fro

  3. : to cause to turn on an axis

  1. : an act or instance of swinging : swinging movement: such as

  2. : a stroke or blow delivered with a sweeping arm movement

  3. : a sweeping or rhythmic movement of the body or a bodily part

  1. : of or relating to musical swing

  2. : that may swing often decisively either way on an issue or in an election


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