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SWAG (swagged, swagging)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does swag mean? 

SWAG (noun)
  The noun SWAG has 3 senses:

1. valuable goods
2. goods or money obtained illegally
3. a bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman

  Familiarity information: SWAG used as a noun is uncommon.


SWAG (verb)
  The verb SWAG has 3 senses:

1. droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
2. walk as if unable to control one's movements
3. sway heavily or unsteadily

  Familiarity information: SWAG used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SWAG (noun)


Sense 1swag [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Valuable goods

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("swag" is a kind of...):

valuable (something of value)

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)


Sense 2swag [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Goods or money obtained illegally

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

booty; dirty money; loot; pillage; plunder; swag; prize

Hypernyms ("swag" is a kind of...):

stolen property (property that has been stolen)

Meronyms (parts of "swag"):

cut (a share of the profits)


Sense 3swag [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("swag" is a kind of...):

bundle; sheaf (a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing)

Domain region:

Australia; Commonwealth of Australia (a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony)


SWAG (verb)


Sense 1swag [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

droop; sag; swag; flag

Hypernyms (to "swag" is one way to...):

drop; drop down; sink (fall or drop to a lower place or level)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "swag"):

slouch; slump (assume a drooping posture or carriage)

bag (hang loosely, like an empty bag)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


Sense 2swag [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Walk as if unable to control one's movements

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

stagger; reel; lurch; keel; careen; swag

Context example:

The drunken man staggered into the room

Hypernyms (to "swag" is one way to...):

walk (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 3swag [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sway heavily or unsteadily

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Hypernyms (to "swag" is one way to...):

rock; shake; sway (move back and forth or sideways)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


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