Definitions for SWAGswæg
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loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty money(noun)
goods or money obtained illegally
a bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman
sag, droop, swag, flag(verb)
droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen(verb)
walk as if unable to control one's movements
"The drunken man staggered into the room"
sway heavily or unsteadily
A burglar's or thief's booty; a boodle.
Handouts, freebies, or giveaways, such as those handed out at conventions.
A bushman's possessions tied up in a blanket and carried over the shoulder on a long stick.
A large quantity (of something).
: a wild guess or ballpark estimate.
I can take a swag at the answer, but it may not be right.
Origin: Shortening of swagger#Noun
to hang or move, as something loose and heavy; to sway; to swing
to sink down by its weight; to sag
a swaying, irregular motion
a burglar's or thief's booty; boodle
Origin: [Cf. Icel. sveggja, sveigja to bend, to sway, Norw. svaga to sway. See Sway.]
In Australia and New Zealand, a swag is a portable sleeping unit. It is normally a bundle of belongings rolled in a traditional fashion to be carried by a foot traveller in the bush. Before motor transport was common, foot travel over long distances was essential to agriculture in the Australian bush. It is sometimes referred to as a "backpack bed". Swags have been carried by shearers, miners, the unemployed, and many others, some of whom would have been happy to have been called swagmen and some not. A swag was sometimes known as a bluey, for example see the lyrics to the 1959 song "I've Been Everywhere".
Translations for SWAG
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- Diebesgut, Werbegeschenk, Sore, beuteGerman
- kuoppa, massa, krääsä, saalis, nyytti, mainoslahja, kasaFinnish
- balluchon, baluchon, butinFrench
- averi, campione, vagonata, maltolto, malloppo, refurtiva, mucchio, bottino, fagotto, omaggioItalian
- styl, łup, maniera, zdobyczPolish
- халява, награбленное, дармовщина, добычаRussian
- klass, stilSwedish
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