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  1. swigverb

    sip, gulp, quaff, chug, draught

  2. swigverb

    To drink (usually by gulping or in a greedy or unrefined manner); to quaff.

    He took another swig.

    quaff, draught, sip, gulp, chug

  3. swigverb

    To take up the last bit of slack in rigging by taking a single turn around a cleat, then hauling on the line above and below the cleat while keeping tension on the line (also: sweating)

    gulp, chug, quaff

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  1. gulp, draft, draught, swigverb

    a large and hurried swallow

    "he finished it at a single gulp"

    draught, potation, conscription, draft, muster, gulp, bill of exchange, gulping, tipple, drawing, rough drawing, selective service, draft copy, order of payment

  2. slug, slog, swigverb

    strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat

    "He slugged me so hard that I passed out"

    footslog, trudge, stagnate, plug away, keep one's shoulder to the wheel, peg away, slug, slog, idle, quaff, laze, gulp, tramp, pad, plod, keep one's nose to the grindstone

  3. gulp, quaff, swigverb

    to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

    "The men gulped down their beers"

    quaff, slug, slog, gulp

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  1. swigverb

    [Colloquial.] guzzle, swill

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "swig":

    sip, slug, drink

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  1. Bryan Herta:

    I didnt switch back, i took a swig and said, This is real!

  2. Chasten Buttigieg:

    If you could have offered me a pill that could make me straight, I would have swallowed it before you could give me a swig of water, it's a hard thing to think about now. If you had shown me exactly what it was that made me gay, I would have cut it out with a knife.

Translations for swig

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  • Zug, SchluckGerman
  • tragoSpanish
  • ryypätä, ryyppy, kulaus, kulauttaa, huikkaFinnish
  • lamper, lampéeFrench
  • 泳ぐJapanese
  • zuipenDutch
  • [[dar]] [[uma]] [[golada]]Portuguese
  • глото́к, глотну́ть, хлебну́ть, глота́ть, [[осуши́ть]] [[залп, загла́тывать, [[пить]] [[залп, пивну́тьRussian
  • stor klunk, slurkSwedish

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    A synonym for scanty
    A Dearth
    B Inaugurate
    C Spurious
    D Gumption

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