Definition of swingeing
: very large, high, or severe swingeing fines swingeing taxes
Examples of swingeing in a Sentence
Homeowners now face swingeing increases in their bills.
a swingeing criticism of the government's policies
Origin and Etymology of swingeing
from present participle of 1swinge
First Known Use: 1575See Words from the same year
First Known Use of swingeing
SWINGEING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of swingeing for English Language Learners
: very large and difficult to deal with
: very critical or severe
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