\ ˈswiŋ-ē How to pronounce swingy (audio) \
swingier; swingiest

Definition of swingy

: marked by swing

Examples of swingy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pair with everything from jeans and swingy blouses to airy summer dresses and skirts off-duty. Laura Lajiness Kaupke, Vogue, 4 Apr. 2022 Exquisite pleating, swingy satin, and floaty babydoll shapes are gorgeous approaches to a maternity cocktail dress if clingy fits aren’t for you. Laura Lajiness Kaupke, Vogue, 14 Mar. 2022 The ice is swingy, so the vice skip holds her broom inches away from an opponent’s stone in the 8 foot. Los Angeles Times, 9 Feb. 2022 In the jigsaw puzzle that is electoral politics, Democrats have often focused their energy on swingy suburbs and voter-rich cities, content to mostly ignore many white, rural communities that lean conservative. New York Times, 6 Nov. 2021 Governor Mandela Barnes, a rising political star, is prepared to be a game-changing figure in a very swingy state. Jonathan Vanian, Fortune, 10 Sep. 2021 There’s a free show by Eight the Bar, the jazzy, swingy, boogie-woogie ensemble that’s been making joints jump since the ‘70s, in Elizabeth Park from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 18. Christopher Arnott, courant.com, 12 Aug. 2021 Though, there are also pieces for everyday wear, such as a swingy short set from Rebecca Taylor or Issey Miyake’s sleeveless top. Madeline Fass, Vogue, 26 Apr. 2021 This loose, swingy dress — which comes in both toddler and little girl sizes — is perfect for playtime, running errands or wherever a little one’s busy day takes them. Krystin Arneson, CNN Underscored, 1 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of swingy

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Swingy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swingy. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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