Swell Meaning and Definition


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Swell meaning

Word: Swell

How to pronounce: swel

Intransitive verb

Definitions:

1. (especially of a part of the body) become larger or rounder in size, typically as a result of an accumulation of fluid.

Example sentences: "Her bruised knee was already swelling up"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A full or gently rounded shape or form.

Example sentences: "The soft swell of her breast"

2. A gradual increase in sound, amount, or intensity.

Example sentences: "There was a swell of support in favor of him"

3. A slow, regular movement of the sea in rolling waves that do not break.

Example sentences: "There was a heavy swell"

4. A mechanism for producing a crescendo or diminuendo in an organ or harmonium.

Example sentences: "Most effective is the contrast created when Slean's piano-tinkling waltz-time verses bloom into symphonic swells of strings and timpani on the pop-smart choruses."

5. A person of wealth or high social position, typically one perceived as fashionable or stylish.

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Excellent; very good.

Adverb

Definitions:

1. Excellently; very well.


Synonyms:

swell up

bulge

convexity

protuberance

inflate

puff up

bloat

stoke

bloating

balloon

hype

ripple

wave

choppy sea

excitement

billow

swish

expand

multiply

enlarge

extend

proliferate

fop

toff

nifty

dandy

beau

increase

augment

accelerate

amplify

escalate

add

raise

engorge

rise

accumulate

mount

gallant

chic

smart

splendid

terrific

wonderful

superior

boss

marvellous

up


Derivations:

swelling


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Swell in Other Languages...

Spanish: Hinchar

German: Schwellen

French: Gonfler

Italian: Gonfiare

Turkish: şiş


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