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swing US English

Move or cause to move back and forth or from side to side while suspended or on an axis

swing US Thesaurus

the sign swung in the wind

swing set US English

A frame for children to play on, typically including one or more swings and a slide

mood swing US English

An abrupt and apparently unaccountable change of mood

swing coat US English

A coat cut so as to swing when the wearer moves

swing shift US English

A work shift from mid-afternoon to around midnight

swing state US English

A US state where the two major political parties have similar levels of support among voters, viewed as important in determining the overall result of a presidential election

swing vote US English

A vote that has a decisive influence on the result of an election

swing-wing US English

An aircraft wing that can move from a right-angled to a swept-back position

swing state New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

US state where voters are liable to swing from one political party to another

swing-wing New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(of an aircraft) having a wing that can move from a right-angled to a swept-back position

swing bridge US English

A bridge over water that can be rotated horizontally to allow ships through

swing ticket US English

An information tag attached by a string to an article for sale

Western swing US English

A style of country music influenced by jazz, popular in the 1930s

in full swing US English

At the height of activity

swing at in swing US English

Attempt to hit or punch, typically with a wide curving movement of the arm

swing into action US English

Quickly begin acting or operating

no room to swing a cat US English

Used in reference to a very confined space

get into the swing of things US English

Get used to (or return to) being easy and relaxed about an activity or routine one is engaged in

swingby US English

A change in the flight path of a spacecraft using the gravitational pull of a celestial body

swingbin US English

A rubbish bin with a lid that swings shut after being pushed open

in full swing in swing US English

At the height of activity

swingback US English

(Of a coat) cut to swing as the wearer moves

swinging door US English

A door that can be opened in either direction and is closed by a spring device when released

swing into action in swing US English

Quickly begin acting or operating

Goodman, Benny US English

(1909–86), US jazz clarinetist and bandleader; full name Benjamin David Goodman; known as the King of Swing. In 1934, he formed his own band, which was the first big band to include both black and white musicians

no room to swing a cat in room US English

Used in reference to a very confined space

get into the swing of things in swing US English

Get used to (or return to) being easy and relaxed about an activity or routine one is engaged in

the King of Swing in Goodman, Benny US English

(1909–86), US jazz clarinetist and bandleader; full name Benjamin David Goodman; known as the King of Swing. In 1934, he formed his own band, which was the first big band to include both black and white musicians

no or not room to swing a cat in room US English

Used in reference to a very confined space

get back into the swing of things in swing US English

Get used to (or return to) being easy and relaxed about an activity or routine one is engaged in