swoon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"swoon" in British English

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swoonverb [I]

uk   us   /swuːn/
to ​feel a lot of ​pleasure, ​love, etc. because of something or someone: The ​audience swooned withdelight. old-fashioned literary to faint verb

swoonnoun [C]

uk   us   /swuːn/ old-fashioned literary
a faint noun (= ​state of ​suddenlybecomingunconscious)
(Definition of swoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"swoon" in American English

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swoonverb [I]

 us   /swun/
to have a ​feeling of ​extremepleasure or ​happiness: Sarah swooned when her ​baby was ​handed to her. dated to faint (= ​becomeunconscious)
(Definition of swoon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “swoon”
in Spanish desmayarse…
in Vietnamese ngất đi, bất tỉnh…
in Malaysian pengsan…
in Thai เป็นลม…
in French s’évanouir…
in German in Ohnmacht fallen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 狂喜, 神魂颠倒, 昏厥,晕倒…
in Indonesian pingsan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 狂喜, 神魂顛倒, 昏厥,暈倒…
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