Definition of schwag in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈʃwaɡ/


[mass noun] informal, chiefly US
1Products given away free, typically for promotional purposes: I’ll be showing you the best of the schwag I get my hands on each day
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  • In the course of covering consumer electronics, well, schwag happens.
  • Ross asks us to tell what is our best schwag.
  • Regardless of such tangled philosophical questions, I decided to do my part by reproducing an image of the mesmerizing, tantalizing virtual schwag.
2Cannabis, typically of a low grade: even potheads couldn’t smoke that schwag
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  • The song begins as an awkward power-chord assault that sounds like a high-school basement band that has recently given up their metal records for schwag and early Floyd.
  • I've been reading through some of the threads here, and there's a lot of talk about dank, schwag & shake.
  • Prices for low quality weed (schwag) are substantially lower.


1990s: alteration of swag, perhaps after words of Yiddish origin, such as schlub, schmuck, etc..

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