/swɪŋ/ verb (past tense and past participle swung)
BACKWARDS/FORWARDS [I, T] › to move smoothly backwards and forwards, or to make something do this: She really swings her arms when she walks. CURVE [I, T] › to move smoothly in a curve, or to make something do this: The door swung shut. Watch the ball as you swing the bat. CHANGE [I] › If someone's opinion or their feelings swing, they suddenly change: Her moods swing with absolutely no warning.