/swɪz/ (say swiz)

noun Colloquial
1. a disappointment.
2. a fraud; swindle.
Also, swizz. {abbreviation of swizzle}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • swiz — noun British slang for a swindle • Usage Domain: ↑slang, ↑cant, ↑jargon, ↑lingo, ↑argot, ↑patois, ↑vernacular • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Swiz — 1. disappointment; 2. fraud; swindle …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • swiz — Australian Slang 1. disappointment; 2. fraud; swindle …   English dialects glossary

  • swiz — n. disappointment; swindle (also swizz) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • swiz|zle — «SWIHZ uhl», noun, verb, zled, zling. –n. 1. a drink consisting of rum or other alcoholic liquor, crushed ice, bitters, sugar, and lemon or lime juice. 2. any other mixed alcoholic drink. –v.t. Informal. to drink habitually and to excess; swill.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • swiz swizz — noun BrE spoken what a swizz! used when something makes you feel cheated or disappointed …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • swiz(zle) —  n. Swindle. Hoax …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • swizzle stick — swiz|zle stick [ˈswızəl ˌstık] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: swizzle type of mixed alcoholic drink (19 20 centuries), perhaps from switchel drink of molasses and water (18 20 centuries)] a small stick for mixing drinks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swizzle — swiz•zle [[t]ˈswɪz əl[/t]] n. v. zled, zling 1) vin a tall drink of dark rum, lime juice, crushed ice, and sugar: typically served with a swizzle stick 2) cvb vin to agitate (a beverage) with a swizzle stick 3) cvb to gulp down; guzzle •… …   From formal English to slang

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