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ˈswæŋ kiswanky

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swank, swankyadjective

    imposingly fashionable and elegant

    "a swank apartment"


  1. swankyadjective

    Rather posh, elegant, ritzy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swankynoun

    an active and clever young fellow

    Etymology: [Cf. G. schwank flexible, pliant.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swanky

    Swankie, swangk′i, n. poor thin beer or any sloppy drink, even sweetened water and vinegar.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swanky in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swanky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of swanky in a Sentence

  1. David Brown:

    If they get addicted to drugs, they can't go to California and be in that really nice swanky addiction treatment facility. They've got to go to a facility that's -- the line is out the building. You make an appointment, you get it next month while you deal with your addiction, so you're saying let's pull back on policing before we have some of these solutions that we envision will work without the capacity or the function.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    If an author starts making so much money that s/he could enjoy the luxury living like swanky cars and/or yachts , then it is time to see only the people behind her/his monetary success & progress.

  3. Charlie Spies:

    If you can hold an event at a fancy hotel and raise millions, then it's well worth holding it at a swanky hotel.

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