/ˈswɪmɪŋli / (say 'swiminglee)

without difficulty; with great success.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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  • swimmingly — If things are going swimmingly, they are going very well …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Swimmingly — Swim ming*ly, adv. In an easy, gliding manner, as if swimming; smoothly; successfully; prosperously. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swimmingly — “with steady, smooth progress,” 1620s, from SWIMMING (Cf. swimming) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • swimmingly — [adv] very well as planned, cosily, easily, effectively, effortlessly, favorably, fortunately, happily, like a dream*, like clockwork*, prosperously, quickly, satisfyingly, smoothly, successfully, well, with flying colors*, with no trouble,… …   New thesaurus

  • swimmingly — ► ADVERB informal ▪ smoothly and satisfactorily …   English terms dictionary

  • swimmingly — [swim′iŋlē] adv. easily and with success …   English World dictionary

  • swimmingly — swim|ming|ly [ˈswımıŋli] adv old fashioned go swimmingly if something you plan goes swimmingly, it happens without problems …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swimmingly — [[t]swɪ̱mɪŋli[/t]] PHRASE: V inflects If you say that something is going swimmingly, you mean that everything is happening in a satisfactory way, without any problems. [INFORMAL] The work has been going swimmingly …   English dictionary

  • swimmingly — adverb old fashioned go swimmingly if something you plan goes swimmingly, it happens without problems …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • swimmingly — mod. quite nicely. □ I’m having a fine time here. Everything is going along just swimmingly. □ The plans are moving ahead swimmingly …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • swimmingly — adverb Date: 1622 very well ; splendidly < the event went swimmingly > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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