an oak, Quercus bicolor, of eastern North America, yielding a hard, heavy wood used in shipbuilding, for making furniture, etc.
adjective, swampier, swampiest. 1. of the nature of, resembling, or abounding in swamps. 2. found in swamps.
noun, plural swamies. 1. swami. noun, plural swamies. 1. an honorific title given to a Hindu religious teacher. 2. a person resembling a swami, especially in authority, critical judgment, etc.; pundit: The swamis are saying the stock market is due for a drop. noun (pl) -mies, -mis 1. (in India) a title of respect for […]
noun 1. any of several large, stately aquatic birds of the subfamily Anserinae, having a long, slender neck and usually pure-white plumage in the adult. Compare mute swan, trumpeter swan, whistling swan, whooper swan. 2. a person or thing of unusual beauty, excellence, purity, or the like. 3. Literary. a person who sings sweetly or […]
verb (used without object), swan-dived, swan-diving. 1. to perform a swan dive. 2. to decrease suddenly and decisively; plummet: Stock prices swan-dived overnight. noun, Diving. 1. a forward dive in which the diver while in the air assumes a position with the arms outstretched at shoulder height and the legs straight and together, and enters […]