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NOUN (1)

1. changing location by moving back and forth;
[syn: swing, swinging, vacillation]


1. characterized by a buoyant rhythm;
- Example: "an easy lilting stride"
- Example: "the flute broke into a light lilting air"
- Example: "a swinging pace"
- Example: "a graceful swingy walk"
- Example: "a tripping singing measure"
[syn: lilting, swinging, swingy, tripping]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Swing \Swing\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Swung; Archaic imp. Swang; p. pr. & vb. n. Swinging.] [OE. swingen, AS. swingan to scourge, to fly, to flutter; akin to G. schwingen to winnow, to swingle, oscillate, sich schwingen to leap, to soar, OHG. swingan to throw, to scourge, to soar, Sw. svinga to swing, to whirl, Dan. svinge. Cf. Swagger, Sway, Swinge, Swink.] 1. To move to and fro, as a body suspended in the air; to wave; to vibrate; to oscillate. [1913 Webster] I tried if a pendulum would swing faster, or continue swinging longer, in case of exsuction of the air. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. To sway or move from one side or direction to another; as, the door swung open. [1913 Webster] 3. To use a swing; as, a boy swings for exercise or pleasure. See Swing, n., 3. [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) To turn round by action of wind or tide when at anchor; as, a ship swings with the tide. [1913 Webster] 5. To be hanged. [Colloq.] --D. Webster. [1913 Webster] To swing round the circle, to make a complete circuit. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] He had swung round the circle of theories and systems in which his age abounded, without finding relief. --A. V. G. Allen. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

swinging adj 1: characterized by a buoyant rhythm; "an easy lilting stride"; "the flute broke into a light lilting air"; "a swinging pace"; "a graceful swingy walk"; "a tripping singing measure" [syn: lilting, swinging, swingy, tripping] n 1: changing location by moving back and forth [syn: swing, swinging, vacillation]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

139 Moby Thesaurus words for "swinging": aberrancy, aberration, angular momentum, angular motion, angular velocity, axial motion, bend, bias, bowling, branching off, careen, careening, cascading, centrifugation, chambering, chic, circuitousness, circulation, circumgyration, circumrotation, corner, crook, curve, dangling, declination, departure, dependent, depending, detour, deviance, deviancy, deviation, deviousness, digression, discursion, divagation, divarication, divergence, diversion, dogleg, double, drift, drifting, easy virtue, errantry, excursion, excursus, exorbitation, falling, falling loosely, fashionable, flowing, full circle, groovy, gyration, hairpin, hanging, hip, hung, indirection, laxity, lightness, loose morals, looseness, lurch, lurching, modern, obliquity, pendent, pending, pendulant, pendular, penduline, pendulous, pensile, pererration, pitching, pivoting, promiscuity, rambling, reel, reeling, revolution, rock, rocking, roll, rolling, rotation, rotational motion, sheer, shift, shifting, shifting course, shifting path, skew, slant, sleeping around, spin, spinning, straying, suspended, swag, sway, swaying, sweep, swerve, swerving, swing, swirling, swiveling, tack, tossing, trendy, trolling, trundling, turbination, turn, turning, twist, variation, veer, volutation, volution, wag, waggle, wandering, wantonness, warp, wave, waver, waywardness, weeping, wheeling, whir, whirling, whorishness, with it, yaw, zigzag