Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - (of an aircraft) having a certain type of horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

Usage examples (4)
  • A sweptwing aircraft
  • He couldn't afford to get those sweptwing escorts mixed up with any Soviet-built types who might have wandered into the sky he was covering.
  • Porches, steps, verandas, balconies, patios and another extensions of the concern should be kept uncluttered, sweptwing and in beatific condition.
  • Occupation troops went through Germany and found masses of extremely advanced technology, much of which (Jet engine advances, guided missiles, advanced submarines,... for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.