Swipper
Swipper \Swip"per\, a. [From AS. swipian to whip, shake, whirl; akin to sw[=a]pan to sweep. See {Swoop}.] Nimble; quick. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Slang] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • swipper —  nimble, quick; abA. S. SWIPPRE, crafty, subtle, cunning, sly, wily …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • swipper — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweper — sweper, ir etc., obs. ff. swipper …   Useful english dictionary

  • swepyll — swepyll, swepyr see swipple, swipper …   Useful english dictionary

  • swepyr — swepyll, swepyr see swipple, swipper …   Useful english dictionary

  • swyper — swyper, ir etc., obs. ff. swipper …   Useful english dictionary

  • swyther — error for swyper, swipper …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”