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Definition of swan verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive] + adv./prep. (informal) (disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they swan
he / she / it swans
past simple swanned
-ing form swanning
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to go around enjoying yourself in a way that annoys other people or makes them jealous They've gone swanning off to Paris for the weekend.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: swan