British
: poor, thin, or spoiled beer
also : beer

Examples of swipes in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web How many swipes to find The One, according to one dater Some math offers a little perspective. Helen Chandler-Wilde, Bloomberg.com, 14 Feb. 2023 Like how your swipes feel great but your dates feel bad? Sangeeta Singh-Kurtz, The Verge, 4 Jan. 2023 From a Tinder match getting married in less than six weeks, to two Dallasites finding each other in Houston, the anecdotes looked back at ten years on the platforms, and how North Texans have made the most of their swipes. Dallas News, 29 Aug. 2022 Others tally badge swipes into the office or make lists of less-productive employees, in case a recession calls for layoffs. Douglas Belkin, WSJ, 11 Jan. 2023 See all Example Sentences for swipes 

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Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of swipes was in 1794

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Cite this Entry

“Swipes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swipes. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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