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Swish vs. Swishy

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Swishadjective

sophisticated; fashionable; smooth.

‘This restaurant looks very swish — it even has linen tablecloths.’;

Swishyadjective

Producing a swishing sound.

‘a long, swishy dress’;

Swishadjective

Attractive, stylish

Swishyadjective

(British) Swish; fancy, posh, impressive.

Swishadjective

Effeminate.

Swishyadjective

Effeminate; gay

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Swishnoun

A short rustling, hissing or whistling sound, often made by friction.

Swishyadjective

resembling a sustained `sh' or soft whistle;

‘swishing windshield wipers’; ‘a swishy skirt’;

Swishnoun

A hissing, sweeping movement through the air, as of an animal's tail.

Swishnoun

A sound of liquid flowing inside a container.

Swishnoun

A twig or bundle of twigs, used for administering beatings; a switch

Swishnoun

(basketball) A successful basketball shot that does not touch the rim or backboard.

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Swishnoun

(slang) An effeminate male homosexual.

Swishnoun

An improvised alcoholic drink made by fermenting whatever ingredients are available.

Swishverb

To make a rustling sound while moving.

‘The cane swishes.’;

Swishverb

(transitive) To flourish with a swishing sound.

‘to swish a cane back and forth’;

Swishverb

To flog; to lash.

Swishverb

(basketball) To make a successful basketball shot that does not touch the rim or backboard.

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Swishverb

(gay slang) To mince or otherwise to behave in an effeminate manner.

‘I shall not swish; I'll merely act limp-wristed.’;

Swishverb

(transitive) To cause a liquid to move around in a container, or in one's mouth.

‘Swish the mouthwash around the mouth and between the teeth for one minute.’;

Swishinterjection

A hissing or whistling sound of something travelling quickly through the air.

Swishverb

To flourish, so as to make the sound swish.

Swishverb

To flog; to lash.

Swishverb

To dash; to swash.

Swishnoun

A sound of quick movement, as of something whirled through the air.

Swishnoun

Light driven spray.

Swishnoun

a brushing or rustling sound

Swishverb

move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound;

‘The bubbles swoshed around in the glass’; ‘The curtain swooshed open’;

Swishadjective

elegant and fashionable;

‘classy clothes’; ‘a classy dame’; ‘a posh restaurant’; ‘a swish pastry shop on the Rue du Bac’;

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