Definition of swinging
: being lively, exciting, and fashionable; also : abounding in swingers and swinging entertainment a swinging coffeehouse
Examples of swinging in a Sentence
This music is really swinging.
Recent Examples of swinging from the Web
Here is a plot of the average swinging speed for different cases.
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Origin and Etymology of swinging
present participle of 1swing
First Known Use: 1956
SWINGING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of swinging for English Language Learners
: lively or exciting
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