Definition of swung dash in English:
A dash (⁓) in the form of a reverse s on its side.
- 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.
Definition of swung dash in:
- US English dictionary
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