Definition of swingman in English:

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swingman

Pronunciation: /ˈswiNGmən/ Pronunciation: /-ˌman/

noun (plural swingmen)

Basketball
A player who can play both guard and forward.
Example sentences
  • There are too many swingmen on the roster and not enough power players.
  • He would like to return, but the Nets can't spend another season with a 6-5 swingman as the small forward in an ever-growing league.
  • Kosier is valuable as a swingman who can play guard and tackle.

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Syllabification: swing·man

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