swinger

swinger

[swing-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that swings.
2.
Slang. a lively, active, and modern person whose activities are fashionable or trendy.
3.
Slang.
a.
a person who indulges in promiscuous sex.
b.
a person who engages in the exchanging of spouses for sexual activities.

Origin:
1535–45 for def 1; 1955–60 for def 2; swing1 + -er1

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swinger (ˈswɪŋə)
 
n
1.  a person regarded as being modern and lively
2.  a person who swaps sexual partners in a group, esp habitually

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swinger definition


  1. n.
    a person who participates in innovative sexual activities. (See also swing.) : We watched a movie about a swinger, but everything interesting happened in dim blue light.
  2. n.
    a youthful, socially active, and knowledgeable person. : Tom is a swinger. Look at those mod shoes.
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