Definition of swishy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈswɪʃi/

adjective (swishier, swishiest)

1Making a swishing sound or movement.
Example sentences
  • I want to have my own little pony, and he will be white with a swishy tail and have beautiful soulful brown eyes.
  • I think I may have gone deaf after the gig. Every noise has a sort of swishy quality to it.
  • I may have been wrong, as by that time I had given up trying to follow the plot, and was sitting back enjoying the singing and the cast making spectacles of themselves, in multi-hued and swishy costumes.
2North American informal, offensive (Of a man) effeminate.
Example sentences
  • You mean the swishy guy that a bird flew into and broke his nose?
  • People here are still ready to hassle, taunt, and shove you on the streets if they even suspect you may be slightly swishy.
  • Judge is a pretty broad characterization at first: a swishy, reptile-jacketed homosexual who flirts with Jeff at every turn.

Words that rhyme with swishy

dishy, fishy, maharishi, squishy, Vichy

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