- 1[transitive, intransitive] swivel (something) (+ adv./prep.) to turn or make something turn around a fixed central point synonym spin She swiveled the chair around to face them.
- 2[intransitive, transitive] swivel (something) (+ adv./prep.) to turn or move your body, eyes, or head around quickly to face another direction synonym swing He swiveled around to look at her.
NAmE//ˈswɪvl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they swivel
he / she / it swivels
past simple swiveled ()swivelled
-ing form swiveling ()swivelling