Definitions

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  • initialism scientific/speculative/sophisticated/stupid wild-ass guess
  • initialism Special Warfare Action Group
  • noun Alternative form of swag. (handouts, freebies)

Etymologies

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Acronym of various terms.

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From swag, an English slang word. Swag is not an acronym, although several backronyms have been created using its letters; the capitalization SWAG is used when the term is being treated as if it were an acronym.

Examples

  • Bottom line, there's a whole heck of a lot we don't know about human prehistory and a lot more that's only educated speculation, or what we in the discipline refer to as a "SWAG" -- a Scientific Wild-A** Guess.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Bottom line, there's a whole heck of a lot we don't know about human prehistory and a lot more that's only educated speculation, or what we in the discipline refer to as a "SWAG" -- a Scientific Wild-A** Guess.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Bottom line, there's a whole heck of a lot we don't know about human prehistory and a lot more that's only educated speculation, or what we in the discipline refer to as a "SWAG" -- a Scientific Wild-A** Guess.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Bottom line, there's a whole heck of a lot we don't know about human prehistory and a lot more that's only educated speculation, or what we in the discipline refer to as a "SWAG" -- a Scientific Wild-A** Guess.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Bottom line, there's a whole heck of a lot we don't know about human prehistory and a lot more that's only educated speculation, or what we in the discipline refer to as a "SWAG" -- a Scientific Wild-A** Guess.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Bottom line, there's a whole heck of a lot we don't know about human prehistory and a lot more that's only educated speculation, or what we in the discipline refer to as a "SWAG" -- a Scientific Wild-A** Guess.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Bottom line, there's a whole heck of a lot we don't know about human prehistory and a lot more that's only educated speculation, or what we in the discipline refer to as a "SWAG" -- a Scientific Wild-A** Guess.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • A WAG is a “wild-assed guess” … and a SWAG, which is much more reliable, is a “scientific wild-assed guess” …

    U.S. CCSP REcommends Audit Trails « Climate Audit

  • Earlier this year I started an organization called SWAG: the Staunton-Waynesboro-Augusta

    Perpetual Folly

  • However, since it was entirely a guesstimate based on what engineers called a SWAG ( "scientific wild-assed guess"), sticking to a strict 4004 BC date of Creation, even if one IS a believer, requires a suspension of disbelief so great as to be, well, unbelievable.

    Wired Campus

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