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swingeing

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adjective swinge·ing \ˈswin-jiŋ\
variants: or less commonly

swinging

Definition of swingeing

chiefly British

  1. :  very large, high, or severe swingeing fines swingeing taxes

Examples of swingeing in a sentence

  1. Homeowners now face swingeing increases in their bills.

  2. a swingeing criticism of the government's policies

Origin and Etymology of swingeing

from present participle of 1swinge


First Known Use: 1575


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swingeing

adverb swinge·ing
variants: or

swinging

Definition of swingeing

chiefly British

  1. :  very, superlatively

1690

First Known Use of swingeing

1690




SWINGEING Defined for English Language Learners

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swingeing

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adjective swinge·ing \ˈswin-jiŋ\

Definition of swingeing for English Language Learners

  • : very large and difficult to deal with

  • : very critical or severe


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