swooping

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

swooping

  1. present participle of swoop

NounEdit

swooping (plural swoopings)

  1. The motion of something that swoops.
    • 2007, Annie Finch, On Her Poems and Her Life as a Poet
      I rarely dared to write there after dark, but once in a while, gripped by the need to type a fresh version of a certain passage, I would type by candle or kerosene lamp and be treated to their [bats'] swoopings through the room.

AdjectiveEdit

swooping

  1. That swoops or swoop.