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  • adj. Having a swinging motion.
  • adj. Characteristic of swing music.
  • adj. Allowing stones to curl more than usual.

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  • adj. characterized by a buoyant rhythm


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swing +‎ -y


  • Then again, I've never lived anywhere considered "swingy" before.

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  • Tabletop RPGs are notoriously "swingy" things, sometimes uproariously fun, sometimes mind-bendingly boring.

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  • If I get a bit queasy I worry that the nausea is coming back, and the same if I get a bit "swingy" in my eyesight, but so far so good.

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  • As for Balmer and Gerou, well, their districts aren't what they used to be, both looking more "swingy" by the year. - Front Page

  • Nations. yep, it's pretty quaint stuff, couched in terms of newness and normalcy, of foreigness and familiarity. it describes the music as modern and "swingy" and yet timeless, as being of universal appeal - they belong to everyone - and yet "from a single nationality." i wonder whether the universalist rhetoric was meant to appeal to non-jews or simply to jews ambivalent about their jewishness? or am i simply being naive about midcentury, metropolitan jewishness? it is interesting to me also that, apparently, zionist discourse had not yet divorced the term palestinian from any association with jewish heritage.

  • It’s black and kind of swingy and it has a hood and it suits me.

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  • Zero's drapey fab tunics and dresses, swingy cropped jackets are wardrobe staples.

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  • Over the pants, he layered all manner of elegant toppers, from swingy minimalist dresses to chic sweaters.

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  • Except for the swingy bluegrass track "Mean," this is the least country album in the history of country albums.

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  • At Prada's Milan fashion show Thursday, the Italian luxury house showed bulky satin varsity jackets and swingy pleated skirts.

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