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Definition of swingeing adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    swingeing

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈswɪndʒɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈswɪndʒɪŋ//
     
    [usually before noun] (British English)
     
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  1. 1large and likely to cause people problems, especially financial problems swingeing cuts in benefits swingeing tax increases
  2. 2extremely critical of somebody/something a swingeing attack on government policy