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Definition of swoon verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they swoon
    he / she / it swoons
    past simple swooned
    -ing form swooning
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  1. 1[intransitive] swoon (over somebody) to feel very excited, emotional, etc. about someone that you think is sexually attractive, so that you almost become unconscious He's used to having women swooning over him.
  2. 2[intransitive] (old-fashioned) to become unconscious synonym faint
swoon noun [singular] (old-fashioned)
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to go into a swoon