What does SWAG mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swag(noun)

    valuable goods

  2. loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty money(noun)

    goods or money obtained illegally

  3. swag(verb)

    a bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman

  4. sag, droop, swag, flag(verb)

    droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

  5. stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen(verb)

    walk as if unable to control one's movements

    "The drunken man staggered into the room"

  6. swag(verb)

    sway heavily or unsteadily


  1. swag(Noun)

    A burglar's or thief's booty; a boodle.

  2. swag(Noun)

    Handouts, freebies, or giveaways, such as those handed out at conventions.

  3. swag

    A bushman's possessions tied up in a blanket and carried over the shoulder on a long stick.

  4. swag

    A large quantity (of something).

  5. swag

    : a wild guess or ballpark estimate.

    I can take a swag at the answer, but it may not be right.

  6. Origin: Shortening of swagger#Noun

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swag(verb)

    to hang or move, as something loose and heavy; to sway; to swing

  2. Swag(verb)

    to sink down by its weight; to sag

  3. Swag(noun)

    a swaying, irregular motion

  4. Swag(noun)

    a burglar's or thief's booty; boodle

  5. Origin: [Cf. Icel. sveggja, sveigja to bend, to sway, Norw. svaga to sway. See Sway.]


  1. Swag

    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".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swag

    swag, n. (slang) anything obtained by plunder: baggage, esp. that carried by one tramping through the bush, a swagman's pack: the subsidence of a mine-roof: a festoon or hanging cluster of flowers.—ns. Swag′ger, Swag′man, one who carries his swag about with him in his search for work; Swag′shop, a place where cheap and trashy goods are sold. [Prob. swag (v.).]

  2. Swag

    swag, v.i. to sink down by its own weight.—adj. Swag′-bell′ied, having a large projecting belly. [Prob. conn. with sway.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SWAG in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SWAG in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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