swan: Meaning and Definition of
- any of several large, stately aquatic birds of the subfamily Anserinae, having a long, slender neck and usually pure-white plumage in the adult. Cf.
- a person or thing of unusual beauty, excellence, purity, or the like.
- a person who sings sweetly or a poet.
- (cap.)the constellation Cygnus.
- to swear or declare (used with I): Well, I swan, I never expected to see you here!
- 1828–1914, British chemist, electrical engineer, and inventor.
- swan (Thesaurus)