"swivel" Definition

  1. a. A piece, as a ring or hook, attached to another piece by a pin, in such a manner as to permit rotation about the pin as an axis.
  2. a. A small piece of ordnance, turning on a point or swivel; -- called also swivel gun.
  3. v. i. To swing or turn, as on a pin or pivot.

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Position in dictionary: 98006 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., v. i.,
Words that start with "swivel": 2
Words that end with "swivel": 1
Words that contain "swivel": 2
Next words in dictionary: swivel-eyed, swizzle, swob, swobber, swollen, swoln, swom, swonk, swonken, swoon
Previous words in dictionary: swive, switzer, swithe, switchy, switchmen, switchman, switching, switchel, switched, switch

English Dictionary Definition of swivel

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