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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A large and hurried swallow v. - To swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught; Strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat.

Usage examples (33)
  • The old man took a swig from the flask and smiled.
  • He took another swig from the bottle and walked closer.
  • They took a swig from the jug too, especially on the frontier.
  • “You two all right?” he asked, taking a swig from the canteen as he walked toward them. for more
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