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Definition of swill verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    swill

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//swɪl//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they swill
     
    he / she / it swills
     
    past simple swilled
     
    -ing form swilling
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive] swill something (down) (informal) to drink something quickly and/or in large quantities
  2. 2 [transitive, intransitive] to move, or to make a liquid move, in a particular direction or around a particular place swill something + adv./prep. He swilled the juice around in his glass. Firefighters swilled away a large spill of fuel oil. + adv./prep. Water swilled around in the bottom of the boat.
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