Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun swig

1 sense of swig

Sense 1
gulp, draft, draught, swig -- (a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp")
       => swallow, drink, deglutition -- (the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb swig

2 senses of swig

Sense 1
slug, slog, swig -- (strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat; "He slugged me so hard that I passed out")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 2
gulp, quaff, swig -- (to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught; "The men gulped down their beers")
       => drink, imbibe -- (take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda")

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