Share this entry

swinge Syllabification: swinge

Definition of swinge in English:

verb (swinges, swingeing, swinged)

[with object] literary
Strike hard; beat.

Origin

Old English swengan 'shake, shatter, move violently', of Germanic origin.

Words that rhyme with swinge

binge, cringe, fringe, hinge, impinge, singe, springe, syringe, tinge, twinge, whinge

Definition of swinge in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources