THE OPEN DICTIONARY
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Swanglish (noun) : a mixture of English and Swahili
Submitted by: juchii from Tanzania on Jul. 16, 2009 07:20
(adjective) : made to seem better than it really is.
The little amusement park was swankified by colorful ads in the sunday paper.
Submitted by: Elmo from Florida on Mar. 02, 2006 17:16
(adjective) : cool, most awesome
"What's the most swankified place in town?" "That would be the Ozdust Ballroom!" - Wicked the Musical
Submitted by: Alli from Ohio on Nov. 13, 2005 15:47
(verb) : to make swank
Submitted by: Mallory from Pennsylvania on Oct. 27, 2008 07:48
swansonize (verb) : To cause a younger man to fall for an older woman because of her money, power, or prestige - not unlike that character Gloria Swanson played in, "Sunset Boulevard".
That old lady swansonized that handsome young man until she finally got him in her clutches.
Submitted by: J.C. Moore from Pennsylvania on May. 04, 2007 11:50
(noun) : an opportunity to exchange one thing for another
Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 24, 2012 16:19
(noun) : an opportunity to swap one thing for another
Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 22, 2012 21:49
swarmation (noun) : the act of forming into a swarm; the arrangement of a group of individuals so that they act as one single entity
The swarmation of heavy metals fans rushed the stage and the bouncers had a hard time keeping them back.
Submitted by: Kimberly from Pennsylvania on Jun. 08, 2007 16:25
Swart (adjective) : both tastes of sweet and tart in a single objetct
Submitted by: Anonymous on Oct. 04, 2007 09:05
swased (adjective) : an adjective meaning sweet wicked and awesome combined
Wow that game was swased. —Danny Shelton, no source, no publication
Submitted by: Danimal from Illinois on Jan. 23, 2006 21:27
swasome (adjective) : awesome and sweet at the same time
Submitted by: jake from West Virginia on Sep. 03, 2014 18:15
swat : A usually short child who loves to tattletale and throw tantrums in class (especially with a lenient teacher.
That swat has gotten his third detention in two weeks!
Submitted by: Twirl-o on May. 25, 2006 16:29
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