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swill

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 the portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time
  • took his daily swill of the foul-tasting medicine

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2 a thick semiliquid substance (as food) that is unattractive
  • I don't know what's in this swill, but I know that I'm not eating it

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swill

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of swill (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to eat greedily or to excess
  • they can spend hours at the pub, drinking, chatting, and swilling

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2 to swallow in liquid form
  • they gathered in the break room each morning to swill coffee together before the morning meeting

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The first known use of swill was before the 12th century

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“Swill.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swill. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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