French translation of 'swish'
(Britain) (informal) (= smart) [restaurant, hotel, car] classe (informal)
[skirt, long grass] bruisser
The curtains swished open. Les rideaux s’ouvrirent dans un bruissement.
[whip] faire cingler
to swish its tail [horse, cow] fouetter de la queue
[of tail] fouettement m
[of skirt] bruissement m
[of whip] cinglement m
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Example Sentences Including 'swish'
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Both favour the no-frills approach, often eschewing swish restaurants to munch burgers together when they meet.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I left that one under the bed of our swish hotel.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Left-wing but with a swish car?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The 25-year-old has been snapped crawling under tables begging for alcohol from other guests after staff at the swish Caribbean resort refused to serve her.The Sun (2009)
The soap moved to a swish new site last year.The Sun (2015)
You meet at a birthday party in a swish hotel your destiny love owns.The Sun (2011)
As they walked from their suites, the players passed swish restaurants and luxury boutiques.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Add the garlic, rosemary and chilli flakes, giving them a good swish around the pan to release the flavours.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
And with a swish of her skirt, she goes back to work.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I walk around swishing it at passing men.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The converted catamaran will have a 50ft pool, luxurious rooms and a swish lounge bar.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Dinner in the swish restaurant will cost at least another 150 each per night.The Sun (2012)
He turned up at the swish hotel suite to meet us all by himself, with no fuss and no entourage, and was utterly charming.The Sun (2015)
I met him in a swish restaurant.The Sun (2016)
Outside the very swish restaurant, the maître d' is holding a clipboard.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
She loved swishing it around and trying different styles.The Sun (2012)
There were cars swishing past so fast.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: swish VERB
If something swishes or if you swish it, it moves quickly through the air, making a soft sound.
A car swished by heading for the coast.
Translation of swish from the Collins English to French Dictionary