\ 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 Its namesake volume is thanks to the ability to easily place the dryer close to the scalp, beneath the hair, for that swingy, salon-coiffed look. Jessica Teich, Good Housekeeping, "The Five-Star Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer Brush Is a Total Game Changer," 2 Oct. 2020 Pleats Please pants and voluminous, swingy La DoubleJ silk skirts in kaleidoscopic prints. Fiorella Valdesolo, WSJ, "Offices, Zoom, Home-Schooling: How to Dress for Our New Reality," 4 Sep. 2020 When the meeting was over, images of Ms. Pelosi leaving the White House in a swingy red coat quickly went viral. New York Times, "Trump and Pelosi Exchange Snubs at the State of the Union Address," 4 Feb. 2020 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

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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 3 Mar. 2021.

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