noun[usually in singular] British informal
A thing that is disappointing or represents a mild swindle: what a swizz!
More example sentences
- He may have made his name by insisting on good value for consumers, but his latest TV schtick is fast emerging as a bit of a swizz.
- The motoring lobby had been protesting, like so many schoolboys banned from baking their conkers, that concealed speed cameras were a rotten swizz.
- Perhaps this is a swizz, or perhaps it saves diehard fans paying a tenner for three second-rate filler tracks.
early 20th century: abbreviation of swizzle2.