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RHYMING DICTIONARY AND OTHER CREATIVE WRITING TOOLS FOR POETS AND SONGWRITERS

Definition of "swing":

noun: changing location by moving back and forth


noun: a square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them


noun: in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball


noun: the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it


noun: a sweeping blow or stroke

"he took a wild swing at my head"


noun: mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth


noun: a jaunty rhythm in music


noun: a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz


noun: a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity

"the party went with a swing"


verb: alternate dramatically between high and low values

"his mood swings"


verb: hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement

"The soccer player began to swing at the referee"


verb: engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends

"There were many swinging couples in the 1960's"


verb: make a big sweeping gesture or movement


verb: play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm


verb: move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner


verb: change direction with a swinging motion; turn

"swing back"


verb: move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting

"swing a bat"


verb: be a social swinger; socialize a lot


verb: influence decisively


verb: live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style

"The Woodstock generation attempted to swing freely"


verb: hang freely


verb: have a certain musical rhythm

"The music has to swing"



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