What does swinging mean?

Definitions for swinging
swing·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swing, swinging, vacillation(adj)

    changing location by moving back and forth

  2. lilting, swinging, swingy, tripping(adj)

    characterized by a buoyant rhythm

    "an easy lilting stride"; "the flute broke into a light lilting air"; "a swinging pace"; "a graceful swingy walk"; "a tripping singing measure"

Wiktionary

  1. swinging(Noun)

    An activity where couples engage in sexual activity with different partners

  2. swinging(Adjective)

    Fine, good, successful.

    The party was swinging.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swinging

    of Swing

Freebase

  1. Swinging

    Swinging or partner swapping is a non-monogamous behavior, in which singles or partners in a committed relationship engage in sexual activities with others as a recreational or social activity. Swinging can take place in a number of contexts, ranging from spontaneous sexual activity at informal gatherings of friends to planned regular social meetings to hooking up with like-minded people at a swingers' club. It can also involve Internet-based swinger social networking services online. The phenomenon of swinging, or at least its wider discussion and practice, is regarded by some as arising from the upsurge in sexual activity during the sexual revolution of the 1960s, made possible by the invention of the contraceptive pill and the emergence of treatments for many of the sexually transmitted diseases that were known at that time. The older term wife-swapping, once considered to be equivalent to "swinging," is criticized today as being androcentric where it is presumed that the partners are a married heterosexual couple and that it is the male who is in control of the sexual activities and also that it does not accurately describe the full range of sexual activities in which both singles or couples may take part.

How to pronounce swinging?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say swinging in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swinging in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swinging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of swinging in a Sentence

  1. Brian Encinia:

    Bland began swinging her elbows at me and then kicked my right leg in the shin. I had a pain in my right leg and suffered small cuts on my right hand. Force was used to subdue Bland to the ground to which Bland continued to fight back.

  2. Serena Williams:

    I'm feeling pretty good. I haven't had any problems yet. I think a lot of the top players are losing, but they're losing to girls that are playing outstanding, if anything, it shows me every moment that I can't underestimate any of these ladies. They are just going out there swinging and playing for broke.

  3. Tiger Woods:

    I'm very pleased with the way I'm swinging, i need obviously to do some practising with my putter. It's just a matter of making sure I get the right speed for those greens because( they are) going to be a little bit quicker than here.

  4. Jerry Coleman:

    The way he's swinging the bat, he won't get a hit until the 20th century.

  5. Yolanda Young:

    He was down but then he jumped up, like he was juiced up, and then he started swinging at the police and they were fighting him back. ... They shot him five times.

Images & Illustrations of swinging

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