swingier; swingiest
: marked by swing

Examples of swingy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web First elected in the 2018 Democratic wave, Luria lost re-election in the swingy 2nd District in November. Bridget Bowman, NBC News, 19 Dec. 2022 Both ladies wore black dresses, Garner in a Ralph Lauren sheath and her daughter in a swingy Carolina Herrera number with a pattern of heart imprints. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 2 Dec. 2022 McCarthy, or whoever the new speaker is, will have roughly eight to 10 first-term incumbents representing swingy districts. Michael Tomasky, The New Republic, 21 Nov. 2022 Meanwhile, Republican nominee Dr. Mehmet Oz could be eyeing Northampton, located in the swingy northeastern state border where Oz topped his opponents during the May primary. ABC News, 8 Nov. 2022 Gaining ground in the swingy suburbs is a must for Republicans. Shane Goldmacher, New York Times, 30 Oct. 2022 Its volumizing namesake comes from its ability to easily place the dryer close to the scalp, beneath the hair, for that swingy, salon-coiffed look. Heath Owens, Good Housekeeping, 6 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of swingy was in 1915

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“Swingy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swingy. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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