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SWILL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does swill mean? 

SWILL (noun)
  The noun SWILL has 1 sense:

1. wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk

  Familiarity information: SWILL used as a noun is very rare.


SWILL (verb)
  The verb SWILL has 2 senses:

1. feed pigs
2. drink large quantities of (liquid, especially alcoholic drink)

  Familiarity information: SWILL used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SWILL (noun)


Sense 1swill [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

pigswill; pigwash; slop; slops; swill

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

feed; provender (food for domestic livestock)


SWILL (verb)


Sense 1swill [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Feed pigs

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Synonyms:

swill; slop

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

feed; give (give food to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2swill [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Drink large quantities of (liquid, especially alcoholic drink)

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Synonyms:

swill down; swill

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

drink; imbibe (take in liquids)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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