Synonyms of swift in English:

swift

adjective

  • 1 a swift decision
    [Antonyms] unhurried
  • 2 swift runners
    fast, rapid, quick, speedy, high-speed, fast-paced, brisk, lively; express, breakneck; fleet-footed
    informal nippy, supersonic
    [Antonyms] slow sluggish
  • Reflections

    swift

    A lovely onomatopoeic synonym for quick, evoking the gust of wind whispering in the wake of the described rapidly moving object, animal, or person. Great for descriptions of athletes and races—see Ecclesiastes.
    David Auburn

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