Swish - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |swɪʃ|  American pronunciation of the word swish
Brit.  |swɪʃ|  British pronunciation of the word swish


- a brushing or rustling sound


- move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound (syn: lap, swoosh, swosh)


- elegant and fashionable(syn: classy, posh)


He watched as the windshield wipers swished back and forth.

The horse's tail swished back and forth.

The horse swished its tail back and forth.

...the steady swish of the windshield wipers...

...the mare brushed away the flies with a sweeping swish of her tail...

...a trendy boutique filled with swish accessories for the urban fashionista...

The bullets were swishing and lashing now like rain on a pond.

A party at a swish place with the best people.

Her skirt swished as she walked.

a swish pastry shop on the Rue du Bac

The swish of the tyres lulled him into a light doze.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: swish
he/she/it: swishes
present participle: swishing
past tense: swished
past participle: swished
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