Meaning of SWILL in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ swɪl ]

( swills, swilling, swilled)


If you swill an alcoholic drink, you drink a lot of it.

A crowd of men were standing around swilling beer.

VERB : V n


If a liquid swills around , or if you swill it around , it moves around the area that it is contained in.

Gallons of sea water had rushed into the cabin and were now swilling about in the bilges...

She swilled the whisky around in her glass.

VERB : V around/about , V n around/about


Swill is a liquid mixture containing waste food that is given to pigs to eat.


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