HyperDic: swish

English > 3 senses of the word swish:
VERBperceptionswish, lap, swosh, swooshmove with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
ADJECTIVEallswish, classy, poshelegant and fashionable
NOUNeventswisha brushing or rustling sound
swish > pronunciation
Soundsswih'sh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > swish: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningElegant and fashionable.
Example "a swish pastry shop on the Rue du Bac"- Julia Child
Synonymsclassy, posh
Broaderstylish, fashionableHaving elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > swish: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA brushing or rustling sound.
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Spanishsilbido
Adjectivesswishyresembling a sustained 'sh' or soft whistle
Verbsswishmove with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
English > swish: 3 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningMove with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymslap, swosh, swoosh
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishchapalear, chapotear
Catalanxipollar, xipollejar
Nounsswisha brushing or rustling sound

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