Synonyms of swift


1. Swift, Gustavus Franklin Swift

usage: United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)

2. Swift, Jonathan Swift, Dean Swift

usage: an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)

3. swift, apodiform bird

usage: a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight

4. western fence lizard, swift, blue-belly, Sceloporus occidentalis, fence lizard

usage: common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks


1. fleet, swift, fast (vs. slow)

usage: moving very fast; "fleet of foot"; "the fleet scurrying of squirrels"; "a swift current"; "swift flight of an arrow"; "a swift runner"

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Definition and meaning of swift (Dictionary)