swig

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
swig /swɪg/USA pronunciation   n., v.,  swigged, swig•ging. [Informal.]
n. [countable]
  1. Informal Termsan amount of liquid, esp. liquor, taken in one large swallow.

v. [+ object]
  1. Informal Termsto drink in a large swallow or greedily.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
swig (swig),USA pronunciation  n., v.,  swigged, swig•ging. [Informal.]

n. 
  1. Informal Termsan amount of liquid, esp. liquor, taken in one swallow;
    draught:He took a swig from the flask.

v.t., v.i. 
  1. Informal Termsto drink heartily or greedily.
swigger, n. 
  • origin, originally uncertain 1540–50


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

swig /swɪɡ/ informal n
  1. a large swallow or deep drink, esp from a bottle
vb (swigs, swigging, swigged)
  1. to drink (some liquid) deeply, esp from a bottle
Etymology: 16th Century: of unknown origin

ˈswigger n



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