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Meaning of SWAG

Pronunciation:  swag

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  goods or money obtained illegally
  2. [n]  (informal) valuable goods
  3. [v]  sway heavily or unsteadily
  4. [v]  walk as if unable to control one's movements
  5. [v]  droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

SWAG is a 4 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: booty, careen, droop, flag, keel, loot, lurch, pillage, plunder, prize, reel, sag, stagger
 See Also: bag, cut, drop, drop down, rock, shake, sink, slouch, slump, stolen property, sway, valuable, walk



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Swag\, v. i.
    To tramp carrying a swag. [Australia]
  2. \Swag\, n. [Australia]
    (a) A tramping bushman's luggage, rolled up either in canvas
        or in a blanket so as to form a long bundle, and carried
        on the back or over the shoulder; -- called also a
        {bluey}, or a {drum}.
    (b) Any bundle of luggage similarly rolled up; hence, luggage
        in general.
              He tramped for years till the swag he bore seemed
              part of himself.                     --Lawson.
  3. \Swag\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Swagged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Swagging}.] [Cf. Icel. sveggja, sveigja to bend, to sway,
    Norw. svaga to sway. See {Sway}.]
    1. To hang or move, as something loose and heavy; to sway; to
       swing. [Prov. Eng.]
    2. To sink down by its weight; to sag. --Sir H. Wotton.
             I swag as a fat person's belly swaggeth as he goeth.
  4. \Swag\, n.
    1. A swaying, irregular motion.
    2. A burglar's or thief's booty; boodle. [Cant or Slang]
       --Charles Reade.
Computing Dictionary

Scientific (or Silly) Wild Ass Guess. A term used by technical teams when establishing high level sizings for large projects.