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swig

 (swĭg) Informal
n.
A deep draft, especially of liquor; a gulp.
tr. & intr.v. swigged, swig·ging, swigs
To drink (liquid) or engage in drinking liquid in great gulps.

[Origin unknown.]

swig′ger n.

swig

(swɪɡ)
n
a large swallow or deep drink, esp from a bottle
vb, swigs, swigging or swigged
to drink (some liquid) deeply, esp from a bottle
[C16: of unknown origin]
ˈswigger n

swig

(swɪg)

n., v. swigged, swig•ging. Informal. n.
1. an amount of liquid, esp. liquor, taken in one swallow.
v.t., v.i.
2. to drink heartily or greedily.
[1540–50; orig. uncertain]
swig′ger, n.

swig


Past participle: swigged
Gerund: swigging

Imperative
swig
swig
Present
I swig
you swig
he/she/it swigs
we swig
you swig
they swig
Preterite
I swigged
you swigged
he/she/it swigged
we swigged
you swigged
they swigged
Present Continuous
I am swigging
you are swigging
he/she/it is swigging
we are swigging
you are swigging
they are swigging
Present Perfect
I have swigged
you have swigged
he/she/it has swigged
we have swigged
you have swigged
they have swigged
Past Continuous
I was swigging
you were swigging
he/she/it was swigging
we were swigging
you were swigging
they were swigging
Past Perfect
I had swigged
you had swigged
he/she/it had swigged
we had swigged
you had swigged
they had swigged
Future
I will swig
you will swig
he/she/it will swig
we will swig
you will swig
they will swig
Future Perfect
I will have swigged
you will have swigged
he/she/it will have swigged
we will have swigged
you will have swigged
they will have swigged
Future Continuous
I will be swigging
you will be swigging
he/she/it will be swigging
we will be swigging
you will be swigging
they will be swigging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been swigging
you have been swigging
he/she/it has been swigging
we have been swigging
you have been swigging
they have been swigging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been swigging
you will have been swigging
he/she/it will have been swigging
we will have been swigging
you will have been swigging
they will have been swigging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been swigging
you had been swigging
he/she/it had been swigging
we had been swigging
you had been swigging
they had been swigging
Conditional
I would swig
you would swig
he/she/it would swig
we would swig
you would swig
they would swig
Past Conditional
I would have swigged
you would have swigged
he/she/it would have swigged
we would have swigged
you would have swigged
they would have swigged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swig - a large and hurried swallowswig - a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp"
deglutition, swallow, drink - the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
Verb1.swig - strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat; "He slugged me so hard that I passed out"
hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"
2.swig - to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught; "The men gulped down their beers"
drink, imbibe - take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"

swig

noun
Informal. An act of drinking or the amount swallowed:
Slang: belt.
verb
Informal. To take into the mouth and swallow (a liquid):
Informal: toss down (or off).
Slang: belt.
Translations
جُرْعَهيَجْرَع، يَغِبُّ
hltlít do sebe
tylle i sig
huikkakulauskulauttaaryypätäryyppy
húz: nagyokat húzkorty: nagy korty
òamba, teygateygur
gurkšnoti
malkotmalkssūkt
liať do seba

swig

[swɪg]
A. VTbeber (a tragos)
B. Ntrago m
have a swig of thisbébete un poco de esto
he took a swig from his flaskse echó un trago de la botella

swig

[ˈswɪg]
n (= drink) → lampée f
vtlamper

swig

(inf)
nSchluck m; to have or take a swig of beereinen Schluck Bier trinken; to have or take a swig from a bottleeinen Schluck aus einer Flasche trinken; have a swig of thistrinken Sie mal einen Schluck (davon) (inf); to down a drink in one swigdas Glas in einem Zug leeren
vt (also swig down)herunterkippen (inf)

swig

[swɪg] (fam)
1. n (drink) → sorsata
he took a swig at his bottle → ha bevuto un lungo sorso dalla bottiglia
2. vttracannare

swig

(swig) past tense, past participle swigged verb
to drink. He's in the bar swigging beer.
noun
a long gulp. He took a swig from the bottle.
References in classic literature ?
He said that men who had been cured by the other process were easily distinguished from the rest of mankind because they always tilted their heads back, between every two words, and swallowed a swig of imaginary whey.
While I was cooking supper the old man took a swig or two and got sort of warmed up, and went to ripping again.
He looked up, however, at my coming, knocked the neck off the bottle like a man who had done the same thing often, and took a good swig, with his favourite toast of "Here's luck
which the old girl follows up with a nod at everybody in succession and a well-regulated swig of the mixture.
Half the trouble is the stupidity of the whites," said Roberts, pausing to take a swig from his glass and to curse the Samoan bar-boy in affectionate terms.
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