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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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
by Random House
-ivet, civet, divot, grivet, pivot, privet, rivet, swivet, trivet. -ivid, livid, vivid. -Ml. See - ivel. -¡vor. See -iver. -ivot. See -ivet. -ivver. See -iver. -ivvy. See -ivy. -ivy, chivvy, civvy, divvy, Livy, privy, skivvy, tivy; tantivy. -ixer, fixer, mixer; elixir. -ixie, Dixie ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
powerful and advice-giving: eminence grise agent's fee or percentage: commission aggitated state: swivet agglomerate: aggregate, bunch, cluster, collection, lump, mass, mobilize, pile agglomeration: clot, coherence aggrandize: augment, ...
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 (1850)
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
SWIVET. A deep sleep. (A.-S.) SWIZZEN. To singe. North. SWIZZLE. Ale and beer mixed. /. of Wight. Also a verb, to drink, or swill. SWKYR. Sugar. Arch. xxx. 413. SWOB. Same as Swab, q. v. SWOBBLE. To swagger in a low manner.
Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
swivet /'SWIVIt/ P n. informal, chiefly US a fluster or panic. — ORIGIN C19: of ...
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, ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
swivet /ˈswɪvɪt/ 7noun [in sing.] US a fluster or ...
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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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