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swizzle

noun swiz·zle \ ˈswi-zəl \

Definition of swizzle

:an iced cocktail stirred with a swizzle stick

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Origin and Etymology of swizzle

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swizzle

verb

Definition of swizzle

swizzled; swizzling play \ˈswi-zə-liŋ, ˈswiz-liŋ\
intransitive verb
:to drink especially to excess :guzzle
transitive verb
:to mix or stir with or as if with a swizzle stick

swizzler

play \ˈswi-zə-lər, ˈswiz-lər\ noun

First Known Use of swizzle

1820


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