adjective. ['ˈswɪft'] moving very fast.
Words that Rhyme with Swift
How do you pronounce swift?
Pronounce swift as swɪft.
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Example sentences of the word swift
1. Noun, singular or mass
Thanks to their swift running skills and remarkable size, emus don't have many predators.
However, when going after prey they can be swift and nimble—if only for brief periods.
3. Verb, base form
Aptly named, swift foxes are capable of running up to 30 mph pursuing prey or bolting from predators.
Quotes containing the word swift
1. Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.
- Henry Van Dyke
2. Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
3. I'm friends with Taylor Swift, and I am tired of people asking me questions about our friendship. When I post a picture of us on Instagram, I'm posting a picture of me and my friend.
- Sarah Hyland
adjective. having rapidly moving feet.
noun. ['ˈswɪft'] common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks.
- fence lizard
- Sceloporus occidentalis
noun. an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745).
- Jonathan Swift
noun. ['ˈswɪft'] a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight.
- Collocalia inexpectata
- chimney swift
- apodiform bird
- European swift
- chimney swallow
- Apus apus
- family Apodidae
noun. United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903).