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[swing-man] /ˈswɪŋˌmæn/
noun, plural swingmen. Basketball.
a player who can play either of two positions, usually guard and forward.
Origin of swingman
1965-70; swing1 + man1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Hourly we watched our trim ships take on the hues of a swingman's roundabouts.

    Merchantmen-at-Arms David W. Bone
Slang definitions & phrases for swingman

swinging single

noun phrase

A merry and celebratory unmarried person, esp one who is sexually promiscuous as well as au courant: entertaining other couples every weekend and making jokes about the ''swinging singles'' all around them (1967+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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