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adverb (1)

swing·​ing·​ly ˈswin-jiŋ-lē How to pronounce swingingly (audio)
chiefly British


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adverb (2)

swing·​ing·​ly ˈswiŋ-iŋ-lē How to pronounce swingingly (audio)
: in a swinging manner : with a swinging movement

Word History

First Known Use

Adverb (1)

1671, in the meaning defined above

Adverb (2)

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of swingingly was in 1671

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Cite this Entry

“Swingingly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swingingly. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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