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swell

adjective

  • good, cool.
    Person A: How are you?

    Person B: Swell, just swell.
    Person A: How's it going?

    Person B: Swell, just swell.
                                                              

               

                                

    Citation from "Of Ice and Men", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2006) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: okay, fine.

    Last edited on Mar 03 2013. Submitted by Mike K. from Louisville, CO, USA on Nov 05 2003.

  • Used in the 40's and 50's to mean something good. Can be used as enthusiastic, or as sarcastic.
    How are you feeling? Swell!
    How do you feel after that drinking binge last night? Swell.

    Last edited on Oct 15 2008. Submitted by Todd W. from Como, Italy on Oct 15 2008.

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