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English Dictionary: swank by the DICT Development Group
2 results for swank
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. imposingly fashionable and elegant; "a swank apartment"
    Synonym(s): swank, swanky
  1. elegance by virtue of being fashionable [syn: chic, chicness, chichi, modishness, smartness, stylishness, swank, last word]
  1. display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously; "he showed off his new sports car"
    Synonym(s): flaunt, flash, show off, ostentate, swank
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Swink \Swink\, v. i. [imp. {Swank}, {Swonk}; p. p. {Swonken}; p.
      pr. & vb. n. {Swinking}.] [AS. swincan, akin to swingan. See
      To labor; to toil; to salve. [Obs. or Archaic]
               Or swink with his hands and labor.         --Chaucer.
               For which men swink and sweat incessantly. --Spenser.
               The swinking crowd at every stroke pant [bd]Ho.[b8]
                                                                              --Sir Samuel
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