Definition of the noun swivet
What does swivet mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: swivets
- a panic or extreme discomposure
Alternative definition of the noun swivet
- (Also swivvet) A state of condition of haste, flutter; extreme discomposure or distress; irritation exasperation annoyance.
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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
swivet, v. t. and ».
A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century (1878)
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
The English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: R-S (1904)
by Joseph Wright
A misprint for 'swivetty' (q.v.). SWIVER, v. Nhp. War. [swi va(r).] To quiver, flutter. Nhp.1 Where white cawdymaudies slow swiver and sail, Clare MS. Poems. War.8 SWIVET, ...
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Scrabble value of S1W4I1V4E1T1
The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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