What does swill mean?

Definitions for swillswɪl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word swill.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slop, slops, swill, pigswill, pigwash(verb)

    wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk

  2. slop, swill(verb)

    feed pigs

  3. swill, swill down(verb)

    drink large quantities of (liquid, especially alcoholic drink)


  1. swill(Noun)

    a mixture of solid and liquid food scraps fed to pigs etc; especially kitchen waste for this purpose

  2. swill(Noun)

    any disgusting or distasteful liquid

    I cannot believe anyone could drink this swill.

  3. swill(Noun)

    anything disgusting or worthless

    This new tv show is a worthless load of swill.

  4. swill(Noun)

    a large quantity of liquid drunk at one swallow

    He took a swill of his drink and tried to think of words.

  5. swill(Noun)

    A badly-thrown pass

  6. swill(Noun)

    Inexpensive beer

  7. swill(Verb)

    to eat or drink greedily or to excess

  8. swill(Verb)

    to wash something by flooding with water

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swill(verb)

    to wash; to drench

  2. Swill(noun)

    to drink in great draughts; to swallow greedily

  3. Swill(noun)

    to inebriate; to fill with drink

  4. Swill(verb)

    to drink greedily or swinishly; to drink to excess

  5. Swill(noun)

    the wash, or mixture of liquid substances, given to swine; hogwash; -- called also swillings

  6. Swill(noun)

    large draughts of liquor; drink taken in excessive quantities

  7. Origin: [OE. swilen to wash, AS. swilian.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swill

    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.]

Anagrams for swill »

  1. wills, Wills

  2. Wills


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swill in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Orwell:

    Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

  2. Jay Edward Adams:

    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.

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