swill out

swill out
(to rinse: She swilled her mouth out with fresh water.) sciacquare

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  • swill — [[t]swɪ̱l[/t]] swills, swilling, swilled 1) VERB If you swill an alcoholic drink, you drink a lot of it. [V n] A crowd of men were standing around swilling beer. 2) V ERG If a liquid swills around, or if you swill it around, it moves around the… …   English dictionary

  • swill — 1. n. liquor. □ This swill is awful. Please give me some beer. □ The swill they serve here is better than you can get elsewhere. 2. n. a drink of liquor. □ How about a swill out of your glass? □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • swill´er — swill «swihl», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) kitchen refuse, especially when partly liquid; garbage; slops; hogwash. Swill is sometimes fed to pigs. b) any one of various other foods for animals resembling this in consistency, such as a mixture of water… …   Useful english dictionary

  • swill — ► VERB 1) Brit. rinse out with large amounts of water. 2) Brit. (of liquid) swirl round in a container or cavity. 3) informal drink greedily or in large quantities. ► NOUN 1) kitchen refuse and waste food mixed with water for feeding to pigs. 2)… …   English terms dictionary

  • swill — swill1 [ swıl ] noun uncount 1. ) a liquid containing waste food, used for feeding pigs 2. ) INFORMAL talk or writing that is nonsense swill swill 2 [ swıl ] verb 1. ) transitive to drink a large amount of something, especially alcohol, in an… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • swill — I UK [swɪl] / US verb Word forms swill : present tense I/you/we/they swill he/she/it swills present participle swilling past tense swilled past participle swilled 1) [transitive] to drink a large amount of something, especially alcohol, in an… …   English dictionary

  • swill — swill1 [swıl] v [: Old English; Origin: swillan] 1.) [T] BrE to wash something by pouring a lot of water over it or into it swill sth away/down/out ▪ Get a bucket to swill the yard down. 2.) [I and T] if a liquid swills around or you swill it… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swill — 1 verb (T) 1 to wash an area by pouring a lot of water over it or into it: swill sth down/out: Get a bucket to swill the yard down. 2 informal to drink something in large amounts: He does nothing but swill beer all day. 2 noun 1 (U) food for pigs …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • swill —    to be a habitual drunkard    Literally, to rinse out, but long standard English for drunkenness. The usual stream of derivatives swilled, swiller, swill pot, and the like seem to have passed into disuse. See also six o clock swill …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • swill — verb 1》 Brit. wash or rinse out (an area or container) by pouring large amounts of water over or into it.     ↘cause to swirl round in a container or cavity. 2》 informal drink greedily or in large quantities.     ↘accompany (food) with large… …   English new terms dictionary

  • swill — v. & n. v. 1 tr. (often foll. by out) rinse or flush; pour water over or through. 2 tr. & intr. drink greedily. n. 1 an act of rinsing. 2 mainly liquid refuse as pig food. 3 inferior liquor. Derivatives: swiller n. Etymology: OE swillan, swilian …   Useful english dictionary

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