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Definition of swell

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) censored in hope of resolving 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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Other terms relating to 'good, okay, cool, awesome, fun':

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Definitions include: variant of "smooth".
Definitions include: to be successful.
Definitions include: mad or irritated.
Definitions include: used with a subject matter to refer to a person with deep, expert knowledge of that subject matter.
Definitions include: looking or being cool or hot.
Definitions include: phrase used to indicate that something is very good, excellent, "cool".
Definitions include: to get really drunk, wasted.
Definitions include: high quality marijuana.
Definitions include: awesome, sweet, cool, just plain rancid!
Definitions include: "awesome"; "cool".
Definitions include: very nice, unique, beautiful.
Definitions include: Awesome, cool, wicked sweet.
Definitions include: variant of "tight".
Definitions include: something excellent for.

Other terms relating to 'okay, fine':

Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: to be okay; not a big concern.
Definitions include: doing well in life.
Definitions include: fine; okay.
Definitions include: to relax; "hang out".
Definitions include: very ok.
Definitions include: of a situation or current life condition, good.
Definitions include: "alright".
Definitions include: without need or desire for something or to do something in particular; "fine".
Definitions include: good, fine.
Definitions include: in functioning order or at a level of acceptability; "fine".
Definitions include: "okay".
Definitions include: "all right".

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Other terms relating to 'swell':

Definitions include: shoes.

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