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swig

swig

 
pronunciation:
swIg
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) an amount of fluid, esp. liquor, drunk in a single rapid swallow.
similar words:
gulp
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: swigged, swigging, swigs
definition: (informal) to drink in big rapid swallows; gulp.
similar words:
belt, gulp
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