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swill

 (swĭl)
v. swilled, swill·ing, swills
v.tr.
1.
a. To drink greedily or grossly: "Unshaven horsemen swill the great wines of the Chateaux" (W.H. Auden).
b. To follow the ingestion of (food, for example) with the ingestion of a liquid: swilled down the pretzels with soda.
2.
a. To flood with water, as for washing or rinsing: swilled out the glass.
b. To swirl (a liquid) around in a container or in one's mouth: swilled the wine in the glass before sniffing.
3. To feed (animals) with swill.
v.intr.
To drink greedily or to excess.
n.
1. A mixture of liquid and solid food, such as table scraps, fed to animals, especially pigs; slop.
2. Liquor or other alcohol of poor quality: I won't drink this swill.
3. A swig or gulp of a drink.

[Middle English swilen, to wash out, from Old English swilian; see swel- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

swill′er n.

swill

(swɪl)
vb
1. to drink large quantities of (liquid, esp alcoholic drink); guzzle
2. chiefly (often foll by: out) Brit to drench or rinse in large amounts of water
3. (Agriculture) (tr) to feed swill to (pigs, etc)
n
4. (Agriculture) wet feed, esp for pigs, consisting of kitchen waste, skimmed milk, etc
5. garbage or refuse, esp from a kitchen
6. (Brewing) a deep draught of drink, esp beer
7. any liquid mess
8. the act of swilling
[Old English swilian to wash out]
ˈswiller n

swill

(swɪl)

n.
1. liquid or partly liquid food for animals, esp. kitchen refuse given to swine.
2. kitchen refuse; garbage.
3. any liquid mess or refuse; slop.
4. a deep draught of liquor.
v.i.
5. to drink greedily.
v.t.
6. to drink greedily or to excess.
7. to feed (animals) with swill.
[before 900; Old English swilian, swillan]

swill


Past participle: swilled
Gerund: swilling

Imperative
swill
swill
Present
I swill
you swill
he/she/it swills
we swill
you swill
they swill
Preterite
I swilled
you swilled
he/she/it swilled
we swilled
you swilled
they swilled
Present Continuous
I am swilling
you are swilling
he/she/it is swilling
we are swilling
you are swilling
they are swilling
Present Perfect
I have swilled
you have swilled
he/she/it has swilled
we have swilled
you have swilled
they have swilled
Past Continuous
I was swilling
you were swilling
he/she/it was swilling
we were swilling
you were swilling
they were swilling
Past Perfect
I had swilled
you had swilled
he/she/it had swilled
we had swilled
you had swilled
they had swilled
Future
I will swill
you will swill
he/she/it will swill
we will swill
you will swill
they will swill
Future Perfect
I will have swilled
you will have swilled
he/she/it will have swilled
we will have swilled
you will have swilled
they will have swilled
Future Continuous
I will be swilling
you will be swilling
he/she/it will be swilling
we will be swilling
you will be swilling
they will be swilling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been swilling
you have been swilling
he/she/it has been swilling
we have been swilling
you have been swilling
they have been swilling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been swilling
you will have been swilling
he/she/it will have been swilling
we will have been swilling
you will have been swilling
they will have been swilling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been swilling
you had been swilling
he/she/it had been swilling
we had been swilling
you had been swilling
they had been swilling
Conditional
I would swill
you would swill
he/she/it would swill
we would swill
you would swill
they would swill
Past Conditional
I would have swilled
you would have swilled
he/she/it would have swilled
we would have swilled
you would have swilled
they would have swilled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swill - wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milkswill - wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
feed, provender - food for domestic livestock
Verb1.swill - feed pigs
feed, give - give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
2.swill - drink large quantities of (liquid, especially alcoholic drink)
drink, imbibe - take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"

swill

verb
1. drink, gulp, swig (informal), guzzle, neck (slang), drain, consume, swallow, hoover (informal), imbibe, quaff, bevvy (dialect), toss off, bend the elbow (informal), pour down your gullet A crowd of men were standing around swilling beer.
2. (Chiefly Brit.) (often with out) rinse, wash out, sluice, flush, drench, clean out, wash down He swilled out the mug and left it on the draining board.
noun
1. waste, slops, mash, mush, hogwash, pigswill, scourings The porker ate swill from a trough.

swill

verb
To swallow (food or drink) greedily or rapidly in large amounts:
noun
An act of drinking or the amount swallowed:
Informal: swig.
Slang: belt.
Translations
طَعام خَنازيرغَسْلَه، شَطْفَهيَتَدَفَّق
řinout sešlichtavypláchnutí
skvulpeskylsvinefoder
lötyögmosléköblögetés
skolunskvettavatnsblandaîar matarleifar
cūkēdienslopu dziraskalošanaskalotskaloties
vypláchnutie
ak makbol su ile yıkamasulu domuz yemiyal

swill

[swɪl]
A. N
1. (= food for pigs) → comida f para los cerdos; (= revolting food, drink) → bazofia f, basura f
how can you drink this swill?¿cómo te es posible beber esta basura?
2. (= wash) to give sth a swill (out)limpiar algo con agua
3. (= swallow, draught) he took a swill from the bottleechó or dio un trago de la botella
B. VT
1. (= clean) (also swill out) → lavar, limpiar con agua
2. (= drink) [+ beer] → beber a tragos

swill

[ˈswɪl]
vt
(= rinse) [+ glass, mug] → passer sous l'eau
(= drink a lot of) [+ beer] → écluser
n (= pigswill) → pâtée f
swill around
vt sep [+ liquid] → faire tourner
She swilled the whisky around in her glass → Elle fit tourner le whisky dans son verre.
vi [liquid] → remuer
swill out
vt seplaver à grande eau

swill

n
(= animal food)(Schweine)futter nt; (= garbage, slops, solid) → Abfälle pl; (liquid) → Schmutzwasser nt; (fig pej)(Schweine)fraß m (inf); (liquid) → Abwaschwasser nt
(= cleaning) to give something a swill (out/down) = swill VT a
vt
(esp Brit: also swill out) → auswaschen; cup, dishausschwenken; to swill something downetw abspülen; flooretw waschen
(inf) beer etckippen (inf); he swilled it down with beerer hat es mit Bier runtergespült (inf)
to swill something roundetw (herum)schwenken

swill

[swɪl]
1. n (also) (pej) → broda
2. vt
a. (clean) (also swill out) → risciacquare
b. (fam) (drink, beer) → tracannare

swill

(swil) verb
to (cause to) flow around. Water was swilling around in the bottom of the boat.
noun
1. a rinse. He brushed his teeth and then gave his mouth a swill.
2. (also ˈpigswill) semi-liquid food given to pigs.
swill out
to rinse. She swilled her mouth out with fresh water.
References in classic literature ?
The soul of Hardicanute hath taken possession of him, and he hath no pleasure save to fill, to swill, and to call for more.
Then, get sponges and clean water to swill down the tables and seats.
You go whistling about, and take no more care what you're thinking of than if your heads were gutters for any rubbish to swill through that happened to be in the way; and if you get a good notion in 'em, it's pretty soon washed out again.
I stepped across, doctor, and got your boy to weigh me out a pound of salts, and have been mixing it with their swill.
Now they'll swill coffee an' play checkers till the cows come home," said Dan, as Uncle Salters hustled Penn into the fore- cabin.
Now, the design of your creation is--not that you should swill, and guzzle, and associate your enjoyments, brutally, with food; Toby thought remorsefully of the tripe; 'but that you should feel the Dignity of Labour.
To tipple, booze, swill, soak, guzzle, lush, bib, or swig.
Already, at three o'clock, Kezia, the good-hearted, bad-tempered housemaid, who regarded all people that came to the sale as her personal enemies, the dirt on whose feet was of a peculiarly vile quality, had begun to scrub and swill with an energy much assisted by a continual low muttering against "folks as came to buy up other folk's things," and made light of "scrazing" the tops of mahogany tables over which better folks than themselves had had to--suffer a waste of tissue through evaporation.
I hate the English -- they are coarse, like every nation that swills beer.
The coroner is to sit in the first-floor room at the Sol's Arms, where the Harmonic Meetings take place twice a week and where the chair is filled by a gentleman of professional celebrity, faced by Little Swills, the comic vocalist, who hopes
Little Swills is waiting for the coroner and jury on their return.
Boy put aside, to the great edification of the audience, especially of Little Swills, the comic vocalist.