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Meaning of SWISH

Pronunciation:  swish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a brushing or rustling sound
  2. [adj]  (informal) elegant and fashionable; "classy clothes"; "a classy dame"; "a posh restaurant"; "a swish pastry shop on the Rue du Bac"- Julia Child
  3. [v]  move with a swishing sound; "She swished into the room"
  4. [v]  move with or make or cause to move with or make a whistling or hissing sound, as of liquids
 

SWISH is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: classy, fashionable, lap, posh, stylish, swosh
 
 See Also: go, move, sound, sound

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Swish\, v. t. [From the sound. Cf. {Swash}.]
    1. To flourish, so as to make the sound swish. --Coleridge.
    
    2. To flog; to lash. [Slang] --Thackeray.
    
    
  2. \Swish\, v. i.
    To dash; to swash.
    
    
  3. \Swish\, n.
    1. A sound of quick movement, as of something whirled through
       the air. [Colloq.]
    
    2. (Naut.) Light driven spray. [Eng.]
    
    
 

 

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