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adj. swish·i·er, swish·i·est
1. Producing a swishing sound.
2. Offensive Slang Effeminate.


adj, swishier or swishiest
1. moving with a swishing sound
2. slang US effeminate and homosexual


(ˈswɪʃ i)

adj. swish•i•er, swish•i•est.
1. causing a swishing sound or motion.
2. Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. (of a man or boy) exhibiting feminine characteristics; effeminate; homosexual.
usage: Definition 2 is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as insulting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.swishy - resembling a sustained `sh' or soft whistle; "swishing windshield wipers"; "a swishy skirt"
noisy - full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds; "a noisy cafeteria"; "a small noisy dog"
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