Definition of swish verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

swish

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//swɪʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//swɪʃ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they swish
BrE BrE//swɪʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//swɪʃ//
 
he / she / it swishes
BrE BrE//ˈswɪʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈswɪʃɪz//
 
past simple swished
BrE BrE//swɪʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//swɪʃt//
 
past participle swished
BrE BrE//swɪʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//swɪʃt//
 
-ing form swishing
BrE BrE//ˈswɪʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈswɪʃɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] to move quickly through the air in a way that makes a soft sound; to make something do this (+ adv./prep.) A large car swished past them and turned into the embassy gates. The pony's tail swished. swish something (+ adv./prep.) The pony swished its tail. She swished her racket aggressively through the air. The cows were swishing their tails lazily. Word Origin mid 18th cent.: imitative.
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