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swishy

[swish-ee] /ˈswɪʃ i/
adjective, swishier, swishiest.
1.
causing, giving rise to, or characterized by a swishing sound or motion.
2.
Also, swish. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. exhibiting effeminate tendencies or characteristics.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; swish + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for swishy

swishy

/ˈswɪʃɪ/
adjective -shier, -shiest
1.
moving with a swishing sound
2.
(US, slang) effeminate and homosexual
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