swinger

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

swing + -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

swinger (plural swingers)

  1. One who swings.
    • 2009, Peter Handke, Krishna Winston, Crossing the Sierra de Gredos (page 438)
      And now that swing appears on a certain playground in the dusk, still swinging without the swinger, who has disappeared []
  2. A person who practices swinging (sex with different partners).
  3. A bet in which the bettor must correctly pick two runners to finish in any of the places in any order.
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Etymology 2[edit]

swinge + -er

Noun[edit]

swinger (plural swingers)

  1. One who swinges.
  2. (obsolete, slang) Anything very large, forcible, or astonishing.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Herrick to this entry?)

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