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  • adj. superlative form of swell: most swell.


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  • For long I've thought that farming was just about the swellest thing you could do.

    Elizabeth McVay Greene: Making FarmVille Real

  • I'll tell you -- the swellest wagon-campin 'outfit; anybody ever heard of.


  • Now, like many Washingtonians, I had the swellest of times on New Year's Eve in Pittsburgh, and found the city to be charming, its residents friendly and welcoming, its beer well-priced and its zucchini strips well-fried.

    Bruce Boudreau won't be cheering for the Steelers

  • Reagan and the boys had all the swellest ideas you know.

    Obama Camp Declares Victory In Texas Conventions And Overall State Contest

  • Yes, there were tennis courts in my hometown, but only the swellest of girls played it; Althea Gibson was from my part of the world; we also had a brother and sister who went on to play championship tennis--a little fame for a little while.

    Getting Your Mind Off Reality

  • As you might suspect, if you're onto women who write things like this, the author -- Catherine Lloyd Burns -- is ultimately out to convince us she's got the swellest husband on the planet.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Newport clothes and spoke of “the swellest business proposition that ever came down the pike.”

    Main Street

  • Early in October, I was dining at La Grenouille, one of the swellest restaurants in New York, with three friends.

    Death in Monaco

  • But after getting to know you I was sorry for thinking so, because you're one of the nicest swellest guys on the boat, I like you very much and your little 'Winnie' is a very fortunate girl to have a husband like you.

    The Kitchen God's wife

  • I told her I was the swellest coon layin 'around in town

    In The Jailhouse Now


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