slop, slops, swill, pigswill, pigwash(verb)
wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
swill, swill down(verb)
drink large quantities of (liquid, especially alcoholic drink)
a mixture of solid and liquid food scraps fed to pigs etc; especially kitchen waste for this purpose
any disgusting or distasteful liquid
I cannot believe anyone could drink this swill.
anything disgusting or worthless
This new tv show is a worthless load of swill.
a large quantity of liquid drunk at one swallow
He took a swill of his drink and tried to think of words.
A badly-thrown pass
to eat or drink greedily or to excess
to wash something by flooding with water
to wash; to drench
to drink in great draughts; to swallow greedily
to inebriate; to fill with drink
to drink greedily or swinishly; to drink to excess
the wash, or mixture of liquid substances, given to swine; hogwash; -- called also swillings
large draughts of liquor; drink taken in excessive quantities
Origin: [OE. swilen to wash, AS. swilian.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
swil, v.t. or v.i. to drink greedily or largely, to drink habitually, to drench one's self with: to wash, rinse.—n. a large draught of liquor: the liquid mixture given to swine.—ns. Swill′er; Swill′ing.—n.pl. Swill′ings, hog wash. [A.S. swilian, to wash; cf. Sw. sqvala, to gush.]
The numerical value of swill in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of swill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.
If I had to choose between putting a saloon or a liberal church on a corner, I'd choose the saloon every time. People who drink up the pay check in the saloon are less likely to become Pharisees, thinking that they don't need the Great Physician, than those who weekly swill the soporific doctrine of man's goodness.
Images & Illustrations of swill
Translations for swill
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for swill »
Find a translation for the swill definition in other languages:
Select another language: