swing both ways

swing both ways
Vrb phrs. To be bisexual. Orig. U.S.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • swing both ways — informal phrase to be bisexual Thesaurus: sexual orientationhyponym offensive words for homosexual peoplesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • swing both ways — in. to be bisexual. □ hey say that Gary swings both ways, but I wouldn’t know. □ Since he swings both ways, he may stand a better chance at finding a date …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • swing both ways — informal to be sexually attracted to both men and women. I ve seen her out with men as well. She swings both ways, you know …   New idioms dictionary

  • swing both ways — vb to engage in sexual relations with both men and women. A euphemism heard in the USA since the later 1960s …   Contemporary slang

  • swing both ways — informal to be bisexual …   English dictionary

  • swing — swing1 W3 [swıŋ] v past tense and past participle swung [swʌŋ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move from a fixed point)¦ 2¦(move in a curve)¦ 3¦(hit)¦ 4¦(change opinions/emotions)¦ 5 swing into action 6¦(play)¦ 7¦(arrange something)¦ 8 swing both ways …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swing —    1. to be killed by hanging    The rotation of a suspended corpse:     On high as ever on a tow Swing s in the widdie. (Sanderson, 1826 tow is hemp and in the widdie was twisting around)    Still used figuratively of receiving punishment, in… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • swing — swing1 [ swıŋ ] (past tense and past participle swung [ swʌŋ ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 move from side to side ▸ 2 move in smooth curve ▸ 3 try to hit someone/something ▸ 4 (make) change state ▸ 5 be lively and enjoyable ▸ 6 about music ▸ + PHRASES 1. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • swing — I UK [swɪŋ] / US verb Word forms swing : present tense I/you/we/they swing he/she/it swings present participle swinging past tense swung UK [swʌŋ] / US past participle swung *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to move, or to make something move,… …   English dictionary

  • swing — 1 verb past tense and past participle swung, 1 MOVE BACKWARDS/FORWARDS (I, T) to move backwards and forwards hanging from a fixed point, or to make something do this: a sign swinging in the wind | The soldiers swung their arms as they marched. 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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