\ 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 While Gomez has previously sported shoulder-skimming lengths, her latest style, a swingy bob, was accented with a bevy of chunky, strategically placed highlights that recalled the telltale color trend of the '90s. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "Selena Gomez Debuts a '90s-Inspired Bob at the AMAs," 25 Nov. 2019 National Republicans say the famously swingy state threatens to consume a disproportionate share of party resources, while National Democrats, argue there are simply more efficient places to route resources and ad buys. Philip Elliott / Columbus, Time, "Ohio's Reputation As a Must-Win State May No Longer Be True," 14 Oct. 2019 Austin, Texas, designer Katie Kime’s notecard line has several patterns with a swingy Palm Springs vibe, including Riviera, Greta and Lucy, in color combos like pink and navy and citrus and lime. Washington Post, "RIGHT AT HOME: Cool stationery elevates the handwritten note," 24 Sep. 2019 There’d been rumors that Barletta, who got smoked in his 2018 race for Senate, might jump in to the 8th Congressional District race, a swingy seat. cleveland.com, "Worrying economic signs in the heartland point to a recession: The Flyover," 19 Aug. 2019 Even labels known for a body-conscious fit included more-generous silhouettes, albeit flirtatiously executed: At Jacquemus, gathered swingy tops obscured... Nancy Macdonell, WSJ, "The Hidden Meaning Behind Women’s Voluminous Fashion," 3 Apr. 2019 Clarke’s pristine white shoes were the perfect punctuation to her swingy rainbow skirt, finished with a chevron stripe. Maria Ward, Vogue, "Did Emilia Clarke Just Make This Throwback Shoe Chic Again?," 21 May 2018 Like Jenner, Huntington-Whiteley coupled her relaxed denim with a swingy baby tee for good measure—only hers took the form of a ribbed knit that lent the look an element of luxurious texture. Maria Ward, Vogue, "First Kendall Jenner, Now Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Is Reinventing This Throwback Denim Style," 4 June 2018 Emilia Wickstead took the trend to the extreme with not one, but two oversize iterations of the girlish touch framing a swingy ponytail, while Miu Miu offered a delicate approach with thin satin and diamanté headbands. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "The Top 9 Beauty Trends From the Spring 2019 Runways," 5 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of swingy

1915, in the meaning defined above

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31 Dec 2019

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“Swingy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swingy. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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