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swag

noun [U] uk   us   /swæɡ/

swag noun [U] (STOLEN)

old-fashioned slang stolen goods: The cartoon showed a picture of a robber carrying a bag with "swag" written on it.

swag noun [U] (POSSESSIONS)

Australian English old-fashioned possessions wrapped in a cloth and carried by a person who does not have a home or a job, but walks around from place to place

swag noun [U] (STYLE)

slang a fashionable and confident appearance or way of behaving: That girl's got swag.
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