Swag vs. Swing

Swag vs. Swing — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Swag and Swing

Swagnoun

An ornamental drapery or curtain draped in a curve between two points.

Swingverb

To move back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above.

Swagnoun

An ornamental festoon of flowers or fruit.

Swingverb

To hit at something with a sweeping motion of the arm

swung at the ball.

Swagnoun

A carving or plaster molding of such an ornament.

Swingverb

To move laterally or in a curve

The car swung over to the curb.
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Swagnoun

Promotional items, especially when given for free, considered as a group.

Swingverb

To turn in place on or as if on a hinge or pivot.

Swagnoun

(Slang) Stolen property; loot.

Swingverb

To move along with an easy, swaying gait

swinging down the road.

Swagnoun

(Australian) The pack or bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman.

Swingverb

To propel oneself from one place or position to another by grasping a fixed support

swinging through the trees.
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Swagnoun

(Slang) See schwag.

Swingverb

To ride on a swing.

Swagverb

Chiefly British To lurch or sway.

Swingverb

To shift from one attitude, interest, condition, or emotion to another; vacillate.

Swagverb

(Australian) To travel about with a pack or swag.

Swingverb

(Slang) To be put to death by hanging.

Swagverb

To sway; to cause to sway.

Swingverb

To have a subtle, intuitively felt rhythm or sense of rhythm.

Swagverb

(intransitive) To droop; to sag.

Swingverb

To play with a subtle, intuitively felt sense of rhythm.

Swagverb

(transitive) To decorate (something) with loops of draped fabric.

Swingverb

To be lively, trendy, and exciting.

Swagverb

To travel on foot carrying a swag (possessions tied in a blanket).

Swingverb

To engage in promiscuous sex.

Swagverb

To transport stolen goods.

Swingverb

To exchange sex partners. Used especially of married couples.

Swagnoun

(window coverings) A loop of draped fabric.

Swingverb

To have a sexual orientation

Which way does he swing?.

Swagnoun

A low point or depression in land; especially, a place where water collects.

Swingverb

To cause to move back and forth, as on a swing.

Swagnoun

(slang) Style; fashionable appearance or manner.

Swingverb

To cause to move in a broad arc or curve

swing a bat.swung the car over.

Swagnoun

A shop and its goods; any quantity of goods.

Swingverb

To cause to move with a sweeping motion

swinging his arms.

Swagnoun

Stolen goods; the booty of a burglar or thief; boodle.

Swingverb

To lift and convey with a sweeping motion

swung the cargo onto the deck.

Swagnoun

(uncountable) Handouts, freebies, or giveaways, such as those handed out at conventions.

Swingverb

To suspend so as to sway or turn freely

swung a hammock between two trees.

Swagnoun

The possessions of a bushman or itinerant worker, tied up in a blanket and carried over the shoulder, sometimes attached to a stick.

Swingverb

To suspend on hinges

swing a shutter.

Swagnoun

A small single-person tent, usually foldable into an integral backpack.

Swingverb

To cause to turn on hinges

swung the door shut.

Swagnoun

A large quantity (of something).

Swingverb

To cause to shift from one attitude, position, opinion, or condition to another.

Swagnoun

valuable goods

Swingverb

To manage or arrange successfully

swing a deal.

Swagnoun

goods or money obtained illegally

Swingverb

To bring around to the desired result

swing an election.

Swagnoun

a bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman

Swingverb

(Music) To play (music) with a subtle, intuitively felt sense of rhythm.

Swagverb

droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

Swingnoun

The act or an instance of swinging; movement back and forth or in one particular direction.

Swagverb

walk as if unable to control one's movements;

The drunken man staggered into the room

Swingnoun

The sweep or scope of something that swings

The pendulum's swing is 12 inches.

Swagverb

sway heavily or unsteadily

Swingnoun

A blow or stroke executed with a sweeping motion of the arm.

Swingnoun

The manner in which one swings something, such as a bat or golf club.

Swingnoun

A shift from one attitude, position, or condition to another

a swing to conservatism.

Swingnoun

Freedom of action

The children have free swing in deciding what color to paint their room.

Swingnoun

A swaying, graceful motion

has a swing to her walk.

Swingnoun

A sweep back and forth

the swing of a bird across the sky.

Swingnoun

A course or tour that returns to the starting point

a swing across the state while campaigning.

Swingnoun

A seat suspended from above, as by ropes, on which one can ride back and forth for recreation.

Swingnoun

The normal rhythm of life or pace of activities

back in the swing.

Swingnoun

A steady, vigorous rhythm or movement, as in verse.

Swingnoun

A regular movement up or down, as in stock prices.

Swingnoun

A type of popular dance music developed about 1935 and based on jazz but employing a larger band, less improvisation, and simpler harmonic and rhythmic patterns.

Swingnoun

A ballroom dance performed to this music.

Swingnoun

A subtle, intuitively felt rhythmic quality or sense of rhythm.

Swingadjective

(Music) Relating to or performing swing

a swing band.

Swingadjective

Determining an outcome; decisive

the swing vote.

Swingverb

(intransitive) To rotate about an off-centre fixed point.

The plant swung in the breeze.

Swingverb

(intransitive) To dance.

Swingverb

(intransitive) To ride on a swing.

The children laughed as they swung.

Swingverb

(intransitive) To participate in the swinging lifestyle; to participate in wife-swapping.

Swingverb

(intransitive) To hang from the gallows.

Swingverb

to move sideways in its trajectory.

Swingverb

(intransitive) To fluctuate or change.

It wasn't long before the crowd's mood swung towards restless irritability.

Swingverb

(transitive) To move (an object) backward and forward; to wave.

He swung his sword as hard as he could.

Swingverb

(transitive) To change (a numerical result); especially to change the outcome of an election.

Swingverb

(transitive) To make (something) work; especially to afford (something) financially.

If it’s not too expensive, I think we can swing it.

Swingverb

To play notes that are in pairs by making the first of the pair slightly longer than written (augmentation) and the second, resulting in a bouncy, uneven rhythm.

Swingverb

to make the ball move sideways in its trajectory.

Swingverb

To move one's arm in a punching motion.

Swingverb

(transitive) In dancing, to turn around in a small circle with one's partner, holding hands or arms.

"to swing one's partner", or simply "to swing"

Swingverb

To admit or turn something for the purpose of shaping it; said of a lathe.

The lathe can swing a pulley of 12 inches diameter.

Swingverb

To put (a door, gate, etc.) on hinges so that it can swing or turn.

Swingverb

(nautical) To turn round by action of wind or tide when at anchor.

A ship swings with the tide.

Swingnoun

The manner in which something is swung.

He worked tirelessly to improve his golf swing.Door swing indicates direction the door opens.the swing of a pendulum

Swingnoun

A line, cord, or other thing suspended and hanging loose, upon which anything may swing.

Swingnoun

A hanging seat in a children's playground, for acrobats in a circus, or on a porch for relaxing.

Swingnoun

A dance style.

Swingnoun

(music) The genre of music associated with this dance style.

Swingnoun

The amount of change towards or away from something.

Swingnoun

(politics) In an election, the increase or decrease in the number of votes for opposition parties compared with votes for the incumbent party.

The polls showed a wide swing to Labour.

Swingnoun

(cricket) Sideways movement of the ball as it flies through the air.

Swingnoun

The diameter that a lathe can cut.

Swingnoun

In a musical theater production, a performer who understudies several roles.

Swingnoun

A basic dance step in which a pair link hands and turn round together in a circle.

Swingnoun

Capacity of a turning lathe, as determined by the diameter of the largest object that can be turned in it.

Swingnoun

(obsolete) Free course; unrestrained liberty.

Swingnoun

(boxing) A type of hook with the arm more extended.

Swingnoun

a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity;

the party went with a swingit took time to get into the swing of things

Swingnoun

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

Swingnoun

a sweeping blow or stroke;

he took a wild swing at my head

Swingnoun

changing location by moving back and forth

Swingnoun

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

Swingnoun

a jaunty rhythm in music

Swingnoun

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

Swingnoun

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

he took a vicious cut at the ball

Swingnoun

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

Swingverb

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

He swung his left fistswing a bat

Swingverb

move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner;

He swung back

Swingverb

change direction with a swinging motion; turn;

swing backswing forward

Swingverb

influence decisively;

This action swung many votes over to his side

Swingverb

make a big sweeping gesture or movement

Swingverb

hang freely;

the ornaments dangled from the treeThe light dropped from the ceiling

Swingverb

hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement;

The soccer player began to swing at the referee

Swingverb

alternate dramatically between high and low values;

his mood swingsthe market is swinging up and down

Swingverb

live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style;

The Woodstock generation attempted to swing freely

Swingverb

have a certain musical rhythm;

The music has to swing

Swingverb

be a social swinger; socialize a lot

Swingverb

play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm

Swingverb

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

There were many swinging couples in the 1960's