Definition of Swivet
What does Swivet mean?
- a panic or extreme discomposure
- (Also swivvet) A state of condition of haste, flutter; extreme discomposure or distress; irritation exasperation annoyance.
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Dictionary of obsolete and provincial English (1904)
containing words from the English writers previous to the nineteenth century which are no longer in use, or are not used in the same sense. And words which are now used only in the provincial dialects
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 (1881)
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
The English Dialect Dictionary: R-S (1904)
by Joseph Wright
SWIVET, sb. Glo. Oxf. and Amer. Also written swivit Oxf.1 [swi' vit.] Haste, hurry ; a passion. Glo. (H.S.H.) Oxf.1 What a swivit ee's in, MS. add.
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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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