Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Drunk, especially with malt liquor.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • ‘A muddling and a swipey old child,’ said Miss Wren, rating him with great severity, ‘fit for nothing but to be preserved in the liquor that destroys him, and put in a great glass bottle as a sight for other swipey children of his own pattern, — if he has no consideration for his liver, has he none for his mother?’

    Our Mutual Friend

  • And a card stood me a lot of ale and stuff, and we got swipey, talking about music-halls and the piles of tin

    The Wrong Box

  • 'A muddling and a swipey old child, 'said Miss Wren, rating him with great severity,' fit for nothing but to be preserved in the liquor that destroys him, and put in a great glass bottle as a sight for other swipey children of his own pattern, -- if he has no consideration for his liver, has he none for his mother? '

    Our Mutual Friend

  • All of the stories are laid out in a grid-it's all side scrolling, swipey fun.

    Gizmodo

  • There's no real 'lists' in the app, it's all swipey, slidey screenshots which do a great job of grabbing your attention more so than documentaries usually would.

    Gizmodo

  • That is after a fresh hard reset and stopping the customisations so no pretty font end and swipey today.

    4WinMobile.com

  • One goal of Windows 7 is touchscreen-friendliness (yes, comparisons to the iPhone's swipey gestures and virtual buttons have been made).

    Computer And Video Games

  • IPhone 3GS coming to Orange UK on November 10 - So you've been lusting after that spit-shined touchy-swipey device from Apple, huh?

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • - What with all the talk about how hard it is to manage large numbers of apps with the iPhones swipey-sidey interface, I wondered what people are doing when it comes to visualizing the things.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • It has been presumed that [...] - What with all the talk about how hard it is to manage large numbers of apps with the iPhones swipey-sidey interface, I wondered what people are doing when it comes to visualizing the things.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

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  • swipey - intoxicated

    July 31, 2009