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swank

 (swăngk)
n.
1. Stylishness or elegance.
2. Swagger or pretension.
adj. swank·er, swank·est
Swanky.
intr.v. swanked, swank·ing, swanks
To move or act ostentatiously or pretentiously; swagger.

[Perhaps akin to Middle High German swanken, to swing.]

swank

(swæŋk)
vb
(intr) to show off or swagger
n
1. Also called: swankpot Brit a swaggering or conceited person
2. chiefly US elegance or style, esp of a showy kind
3. swagger; ostentation
adj
another word (esp US) for swanky
[C19: perhaps from Middle High German swanken to sway; see swag]

swank

(swæŋk)

n., adj. swank•er, swank•est,
v. n.
1. dashing smartness, as in dress or appearance; style.
2. pretentiousness; swagger.
adj.
3. stylish or elegant.
4. pretentiously stylish.
v.i.
5. to swagger; show off.
[1800–10; compare Scots swank lively, perhaps akin to Middle Dutch swanc supple, Middle High German swanken to sway]

swank


Past participle: swanked
Gerund: swanking

Imperative
swank
swank
Present
I swank
you swank
he/she/it swanks
we swank
you swank
they swank
Preterite
I swanked
you swanked
he/she/it swanked
we swanked
you swanked
they swanked
Present Continuous
I am swanking
you are swanking
he/she/it is swanking
we are swanking
you are swanking
they are swanking
Present Perfect
I have swanked
you have swanked
he/she/it has swanked
we have swanked
you have swanked
they have swanked
Past Continuous
I was swanking
you were swanking
he/she/it was swanking
we were swanking
you were swanking
they were swanking
Past Perfect
I had swanked
you had swanked
he/she/it had swanked
we had swanked
you had swanked
they had swanked
Future
I will swank
you will swank
he/she/it will swank
we will swank
you will swank
they will swank
Future Perfect
I will have swanked
you will have swanked
he/she/it will have swanked
we will have swanked
you will have swanked
they will have swanked
Future Continuous
I will be swanking
you will be swanking
he/she/it will be swanking
we will be swanking
you will be swanking
they will be swanking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been swanking
you have been swanking
he/she/it has been swanking
we have been swanking
you have been swanking
they have been swanking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been swanking
you will have been swanking
he/she/it will have been swanking
we will have been swanking
you will have been swanking
they will have been swanking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been swanking
you had been swanking
he/she/it had been swanking
we had been swanking
you had been swanking
they had been swanking
Conditional
I would swank
you would swank
he/she/it would swank
we would swank
you would swank
they would swank
Past Conditional
I would have swanked
you would have swanked
he/she/it would have swanked
we would have swanked
you would have swanked
they would have swanked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swank - elegance by virtue of being fashionableswank - elegance by virtue of being fashionable
elegance - a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
dapperness, jauntiness, nattiness, rakishness - stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance
Verb1.swank - display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously; "he showed off his new sports car"
display, exhibit, expose - to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"
flex - exhibit the strength of; "The victorious army flexes its invincibility"
splurge - be showy or ostentatious
Adj.1.swank - imposingly fashionable and elegant; "a swank apartment"
fashionable, stylish - being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"

swank

(Informal)
verb
1. show off, swagger, give yourself airs, posture (informal), hot-dog (chiefly U.S.), put on side (Brit. slang) I never swank about the things I have been lucky enough to win.
noun
1. boastfulness, show, ostentation, display, swagger, vainglory There was no swank in Martin.

swank

adjective
1. Being or in accordance with the current fashion:
Informal: classy, in, sharp, snappy, swish, tony, trendy.
Slang: with-it.
2. Catering to, used by, or admitting only the wealthy or socially superior:
Informal: ritzy.
verb
To walk with exaggerated or unnatural motions expressive of self-importance or self-display:
Informal: sashay.
Translations
مُتَباهٍ، مُتَفاخِريَتَصَرَّف أو يَتَباهى باخْتِيال
vejtahavytahovat se
blære sigblærerøv
felvágós
monthanislá um sig, sperra sig
įsivaizdėlis
plātītiesplātīzers
chvastúňvyťahovať sa

swank

[swæŋk]
A. N
1. (= vanity, boastfulness) → fanfarronada f
he does it for swanklo hace para darse tono or lucirse
2. (= person) → fanfarrón/ona m/f
B. VIfanfarronear
to swank aroundpavonearse

swank

(esp Brit inf)
n
(= boastfulness)Angabe f, → Protzerei f (inf); (= ostentation)Schau f (inf); it’s just a lot of swankdas ist doch nur Angabe/Schau
(= person)Angeber(in) m(f)
viangeben (about mit); to swank aroundprotzen (inf), → große Töne spucken (inf)

swank

[swæŋk] (fam)
1. n
a. (vanity, boastfulness) → ostentazione f
he does it for swank → lo fa per mettersi in mostra
b. (person) → spaccone/a
2. vi (fam) (show off) → mettersi in mostra; (talk boastfully) → fare lo/a spaccone/a
to swank about sth → vantarsi di qc

swank

(swӕðk) verb
a slang word for to behave or talk in a conceited way.
noun
a person who swanks.
ˈswanky adjective
fashionable and expensive. a swanky restaurant.