swinging

  • 1 Swinging — Swinging, sometimes referred to as the swinging lifestyle, is non monogamous sexual activity, treated much like any other social activity, that can be experienced as a couple. Dr. Curtis Bergstrand and Ms. Jennifer Blevins Williams ,… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 swinging — swinging, swingeing Swinging is the ordinary present participle of the verb swing, whereas swingeing means ‘forcible, severe’ (as in swingeing tax increases), and is part of an archaic verb swinge meaning ‘to strike hard’ …

    Modern English usage

  • 3 Swinging — Swinging,das:⇨Gruppensex …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 4 swinging — ► ADJECTIVE informal 1) lively, exciting, and fashionable. 2) sexually liberated or promiscuous …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 swinging — [swiŋ′iŋ] adj. 1. that swings 2. done with a swing ☆ 3. Slang lively, sophisticated, ultra fashionable, etc. 4. Slang engaging in casual or group sexual relations swingingly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 swinging — swingingly, adv. /swing ing/, adj., superl. swingingest, n. adj. 1. characterized by or capable of swinging, being swung, or causing to swing. 2. intended for swinging upon, by, from, or in: the swinging devices in a playground. 3. Slang.… …

    Universalium

  • 7 swinging — /ˈswɪŋɪŋ/ (say swinging) adjective 1. characterised by or capable of swinging or being swung. 2. varying in political affiliation from election to election: they aimed to capture the swinging vote. 3. Colloquial fine; excellent. 4. Colloquial… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 8 swinging — [[t]swɪ̱ŋɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe something or someone as swinging, you mean that they are lively and fashionable. [INFORMAL, OLD FASHIONED] The stuffy 50s gave way to the swinging 60s. ...a young student in mid 1960s… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 Swinging — Swing Swing, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Swung}; Archaic imp. {Swang}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swinging}.] [OE. swingen, AS. swingan to scourge, to fly, to flutter; akin to G. schwingen to winnow, to swingle, oscillate, sich schwingen to leap, to soar, OHG.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 swinging — adjective Etymology: present participle of 1swing Date: 1956 being lively, exciting, and up to date; also abounding in swingers and swinging entertainment < a swinging coffeehouse > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 swinging — swịn|ging <indekl. Adj.> [engl. swinging]: schwungvoll, aufregend (meist in Verbindung mit Städtenamen). * * * Swịn|ging, das; s [engl. swinging = das Hin und her Schwingen] (Jargon verhüll.): Gruppensex …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 Swinging — Swịn|ging, das; s [engl. swinging = das Hin und her Schwingen] (Jargon verhüll.): Gruppensex. * * * Swịn|ging, das; s [engl. swinging = das Hin und her Schwingen] (Jargon verhüll.): Gruppensex …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 13 swinging — swin|ging <aus gleichbed. engl. swinging> schwungvoll, aufregend (meist in Verbindung mit Städtenamen: Swinging London) …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 14 swinging — adjective informal exciting, fun, and enjoyable: a swinging party see also: the swinging sixties swing 1 (8) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 swinging — mod. great. □ We had a swinging time at John’s rally. □ The concert was swinging nothing like it, ever …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 16 swinging — 1. noun An activity where couples engage in sexual activity with different partners 2. adjective Fine, good, successful. The party was swinging …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 swinging — adj. Swinging is used with these nouns: ↑door, ↑motion …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 swinging — swing|ing [ˈswıŋıŋ] adj old fashioned informal exciting and enjoyable ▪ a swinging social life …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 Swinging — Swin|ging das; [s] <aus engl. swinging »das Hin und her Schwingen«> (Jargon) a) Partnerwechsel; b) svw. ↑Gruppensex …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 20 swinging — swing|ing [ swıŋıŋ ] adjective INFORMAL OLD FASHIONED exciting and fashionable. This word was used mainly in the 1960s: the swinging Sixties (=the 1960s) …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English