swag Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun valuable goods
noun goods or money obtained illegally
booty; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.
noun a bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman
verb droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
flag; sag; droop.
verb walk as if unable to control one's movements
lurch; stagger; keel; careen; reel.
- The drunken man staggered into the room
verb sway heavily or unsteadily
Swag intransitive verb
Cf. Icel. sveggja
to bend, to sway, Norw. svaga
to sway. See Sway
imperfect & past participle Swagged ; present participle & verbal noun Swagging
- To hang or move, as something loose and heavy; to sway; to swing. Prov. Eng.
- To sink down by its weight; to sag.
Sir H. Wotton.
I swag as a fat person's belly swaggeth as he goeth.
- A swaying, irregular motion.
- A burglar's or thief's booty; boodle. Cant or Slang
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