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swag

noun [U] uk   /swæɡ/ us  

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.
Translations of “swag”
in Spanish botín, hatillo…
in French butin, baluchon…
in German der Raub, das Bündel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷, 贓物,偷來的物品…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偷, 赃物,偷来的物品…
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