swag Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “swag” in the English Dictionary

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uk   us   /swæɡ/

swag noun (STOLEN)

[U] old-fashioned slang stolengoods: The ​cartoonshowed a ​picture of a ​robbercarrying a ​bag with "swag" written on it.

swag noun (FREE THINGS)

[U] US free things that you are given, for ​example at an ​event: The ​bag was ​full of swag from the ​conference: ​coupons, ​samples, ​pens, etc.

swag noun (POSSESSIONS)

[U] 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 (STYLE)

[U] slang a ​fashionable and ​confidentappearance or way of ​behaving: That girl's got swag.

swag noun (DECORATION)

[C] a ​piece of ​materialhung above a ​window as a ​decoration: The ​diningroom has ​curtains with swags. [C] a ​chain of ​flowers, ​leaves, ​fruit, etc. ​hung as a ​decoration: a ​mantelpiecedecorated with swags of ​holly
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