noun Date: 1965 a player capable of playing effectively in two different positions and especially of playing both guard and forward on a basketball team

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  • Swingman — is a basketball term denoting a player who can play both the small forward and shooting guard positions; and, in essence, swing between the shooting guard and small forward positions. The swingman concept first came into vogue in the late 1970s… …   Wikipedia

  • swingman — swingmán s. m., pl. swingmáni Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  SWINGMÁN s. m. muzicant care interpretează în stilul swing (3). (< engl. swingman) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Swingman — (von engl. swing „schwingen, schaukeln”) oder auch Guard Forward ist eine inoffizielle Bezeichnung für Spieler im Basketball, die sowohl die Shooting Guard als auch die Small Forward Position spielen können und somit zwischen den beiden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • swingman — ☆ swingman [swiŋ′mən ] n. pl. swingmen [swiŋ′mən] Basketball a player able to play either of two positions effectively, esp. guard and forward …   English World dictionary

  • swingman — n. a drug seller; a drug connection. □ Bart couldn’t deliver till he met with his swingman. □ Ziggy wants to be a swingman with the mob …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • swingman — /swing man /, n., pl. swingmen. Basketball. a player who can play either of two positions, usually guard and forward. [1965 70; SWING1 + MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • swingman — noun A player who can swing between two very different positions, such as the small forward and shooting guard positions in basketball …   Wiktionary

  • swingman — n. (Sports) player who can play well in two different positions (esp. as a forward and guard in basketball) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • swingman — noun (plural swingmen) Basketball a player who can play both guard and forward …   English new terms dictionary

  • swingman — swing·man …   English syllables

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