Definition of take a swing
- Some drunk took a swing at me.
- The batter took a swing at the first pitch.
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene
: to cause to move vigorously through a wide arc or circle
: to cause to sway to and fro
: to cause to turn on an axis
: an act or instance of swinging : swinging movement: such as
: a stroke or blow delivered with a sweeping arm movement
: a sweeping or rhythmic movement of the body or a bodily part
: of or relating to musical swing
: that may swing often decisively either way on an issue or in an election
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