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switchblade a pocketknife with a blade that is released by pushing a button, usu. considered as a weapon.
switchboard a central panel or panels with switches for connecting and disconnecting telephone circuits or electrical circuits.
switchgrass a tall, North American prairie grass of the species Panicum virgatum.
switch-hitter a baseball player who is able to bat either left-handed or right-handed. [2 definitions]
switchman a man who is in charge of switching trains or railroad cars from one track to another.
switch off to stop the flow of electricity to something.
switch on to start the flow of electricity to something.
switchyard a railroad yard where railroad cars are moved from one track to another by means of a series of switches.
Switzer a native or inhabitant of Switzerland; Swiss.
Switzerland a country in central Europe in the Alps, between France, Germany, Austria, and Italy.
swivel a fastener or mount that allows the object fastened or mounted to turn freely or pivot. [5 definitions]
swivel chair a chair whose seat turns horizontally on its base.
swizzle stick a small rod used to stir mixed drinks.
swob variant of swab.
swollen a past participle of swell. [2 definitions]
swoon to lose consciousness; faint. [3 definitions]
swoop to sweep down suddenly from or as if from above in attack (often fol. by "down"). [3 definitions]
swoosh to make, pour, or move with a rushing, rustling, or swirling sound. [3 definitions]
swop variant of swap.
sword a weapon for cutting or thrusting, consisting of a long pointed blade fixed on a handle or hilt. [2 definitions]
sword cane a walking cane that holds a concealed sword or dagger.