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  1. swing·ing
    IPA[ˈswiNGiNG]
  2. adjective

    • 1. moving back and forth or from side to side while suspended or on an axis:

      an old mahogany grandfather clock with a swinging pendulum
    • 2. lively, exciting, and fashionable:

      a swinging resort the Swinging Sixties

    noun

    • 1. the action of moving back and forth or from side to side while suspended or on an axis:

      all clocks used to keep time by the swinging of a pendulum
    • 2. the practice of engaging in group sex or the swapping of sexual partners within a group, especially on a habitual basis.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: swinging

    • adjective

      moving back and forth or from side to side while suspended or on an axis:

      lively, exciting, and fashionable:

    • noun

      the action of moving back and forth or from side to side while suspended or on an axis:

      the practice of engaging in group sex or the swapping of sexual partners within a group, especially on a habitual basis.

    • noun

      a door that can be opened in either direction and is closed by a spring device when released.
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