swipes

plural noun
\ ˈswīps How to pronounce swipes (audio) \

Definition of swipes

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

Examples of swipes in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just twist the pen and add a few swipes to your cuticles for a quick boost. Ava Darrin, ELLE, 30 July 2022 The Deal: Buttery, buildable, balmy color is just a few swipes of Evio Beauty's Velvet Colour Sticks, which are currently on sale. Sarah Han, Allure, 29 July 2022 Reviewers swear by its ability to replace false lashes with just a few swipes. Jillian Ruffo, Harper's BAZAAR, 17 June 2022 Clarke adds a few swipes of the bright orange pigment on her cheeks before using a large fluffy brush to buff it along her cheekbones. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 1 Feb. 2022 Stick deodorant: Apply two to three swipes onto clean, dry skin. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, 22 Dec. 2021 Gross' announcement comes days after his campaign touted the endorsement of an electrical workers union and posted fundraising appeals on social media that took swipes at Palin. Becky Bohrer, USA TODAY, 21 June 2022 Gross’ announcement came days after his campaign touted the endorsement of an electrical workers union and posted fundraising appeals on social media that took swipes at Palin. Anchorage Daily News, 21 June 2022 After a few swipes across the top and sides of her head, Tinx immediately became a fan. Emma Becker, PEOPLE.com, 23 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of swipes

1794, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for swipes

origin unknown

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Last Updated

15 Aug 2022

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“Swipes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swipes. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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