a person or thing that swings.
Slang. a lively, active, and modern person whose activities are fashionable or trendy.
a person who indulges in promiscuous sex.
a person who engages in the exchanging of spouses for sexual activities.
verb (used with object), swinged, swingeing. British Dialect.
to thrash; punish.
verb swinges, swingeing, swinging, swinged
(transitive) (archaic) to beat, flog, or punish
a person regarded as being modern and lively
a person who swaps sexual partners in a group, esp habitually
- Swing for the fences
swing both ways
adjective, superlative swingingest. 1. characterized by or capable of swinging, being swung, or causing to swing. 2. intended for swinging upon, by, from, or in: the swinging devices in a playground. 3. Slang. excellent; first-rate. 4. Slang. lively, active, and modern; hip. 5. Slang. free and uninhibited sexually: a swinging bachelor. exchanging spouses for sex: […]
noun 1. a door that swings open on being pushed or pulled from either side and then swings closed by itself.
- Swinging voter
noun 1. (Austral & NZ, informal) a person who does not vote consistently for any single political party Also called (esp in Britain) floating voter