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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In an elegant or ostentatious manner.

Usage examples (6)
  • Get the new edition of The Elements of Style, swankily illustrated by Maira Kalman.
  • If today you happen to find yourself at the Time Warner mall, do not be alarmed by an excessive amount of swankily swathed toddlers and chai-latte-chugging parents:...
  • That sense of celluloid sumptuousness is tangibly present in 2005's standalone Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent, which tells the story of "child genius" Hubert and his...
  • Smartly directed by Sarah Esdaile, and swankily designed by Francis O'Connor, for more
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