Definition of swung dash in English:

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swung dash

Pronunciation: /ˌswəNG ˈdaSH/

noun

A dash (⁓) in the form of a reverse s on its side.
Example sentences
  • Nowadays, however, swung dash is used wrongly in everyday language regardless of writing forms.
  • It sounds pretty, but when you're blogging, it's a lot better to use an ellipsis, even if your tone is swinging; strictly speaking, the swung dash is never to be used as a punctuation mark.
  • No more swung dashes - each compound or derivative, each headword that is repeated in a phrase or example sentence, is given in full.

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