how to pronounce swash


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swash is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of swash in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… obviously she's with Joe swash and she …”

meanings of swash


  1. Liquid filth; wash; hog mash.
  2. Swaggering behaviour.
  3. An oval figure, whose mouldings are oblique to the axis of the work.
  4. A swaggering fellow; a swasher.
  5. A blustering noise.
  6. The water that washes up on shore after an incoming wave has broken.
  7. A long, protruding ornamental line or pen stroke found in some typefaces and styles of calligraphy.
  8. A narrow sound or channel of water lying within a sand bank, or between a sand bank and the shore, or a bar over which the sea washes.


  1. To dash or flow noisily; to splash.
  2. To swagger; to bluster and brag.
  3. To fall violently or noisily.


  1. Soft, like overripe fruit; swashy; squashy.

swash frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word swash occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics swash can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that swash can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

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