Definition of swung dash in English:

swung dash

Syllabification: swung dash

noun

  • A dash (⁓) in the form of a reverse s on its side.
    More 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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