swing

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swing definition


  1. in.
    [for a person] to be up to date and modern. : Tom really swings. Look at those blue suede shoes!
  2. in.
    [for a party or other event] to be fun or exciting. : I've never been to a gathering that swings like this one.
  3. in.
    to be involved in sexual fads, group sex, or the swapping of sexual partners. : Carol says that Tom, Ted, and Heidi swing. How does she know?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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swing

In addition to the idiom beginning with swing, also see get into the swing of things; in full swing; not enough room to swing a car.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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