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swing +‎ -y


swingy (comparative swingier, superlative swingiest)

  1. (informal) Having a swinging motion.
    • 2007, The Official Xbox Magazine: Issues 75-78
      the swingy, shooty theatrics of Bionic Commando
    • 2011, Karen Karbo, The Gospel According to Coco Chanel (page 169)
      Which is not to say that a long rope of pearls is the obvious solution—too long and too swingy and you risk looking like you're on your way to a costume party dressed as a flapper.
  2. (informal) Characteristic of swing music.
    • 1942, Billboard magazine (volume 54, number 15)
      Fly has a swingy rhythm and some swell guitar work in its instrumental interludes.
  3. (curling, of ice) Allowing stones to curl more than usual.