Meaning of swinging

swing•ing

Pronunciation: (swing'ing), [key]
— adj., n. -ing•est,
—adj.
  1. characterized by or capable of swinging, being swung, or causing to swing.
  2. intended for swinging upon, by, from, or in: the swinging devices in a playground.
  3. excellent; first-rate.
  4. lively, active, and modern; hip.
  5. a swinging bachelor.
    1. free and uninhibited sexually:a swinging bachelor.
    2. exchanging spouses for sex:swinging married couples.
—n.
  1. the activity or act of a person who swings.
    1. the act or practice of being free and uninhibited sexually.
    2. the exchanging of spouses for sex.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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