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swivet

[swiv-it] /ˈswɪv ɪt/
noun
1.
a state of nervous excitement, haste, or anxiety; flutter:
I was in such a swivet that I could hardly speak.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; origin obscure
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British Dictionary definitions for swivet

swivet

/ˈswɪvɪt/
noun
1.
(US, informal) a state of anxiety, confusion, or excitement: don't get yourself in a swivet
Word Origin
C19: origin unknown
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Word Origin and History for swivet
n.

1892, U.S. dialect, of unknown origin.

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Slang definitions & phrases for swivet

swivet

noun

A fit of angry agitation; snit: You can't get yourself in a swivet over some isolated instances

[1892+; origin unknown]


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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