Definition of take a swipe at
- She took a swipe at her former company in her latest column.
- The batter took a swipe at the ball and missed.
: 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
: a strong sweeping blow
: a sharp often critical remark
: to strike or move with a sweeping motion
: to strike or wipe with a sweeping motion
: steal, pilfer
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