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swipe right

1. slang To show interest in or approval of someone or something in an app. The phrase was popularized by the dating app Tinder, in which users "swipe right" on the screen to indicate interest in a potential mate. That girl is gorgeous, I'm definitely swiping right. Ooh, this guy's funny—swipe right! I keep swiping right because these dresses are all gorgeous.
2. slang By extension, to accept, agree with, or show enthusiasm for something. A night out instead of studying? I'm swiping right on that.
See also: right, swipe
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It's fun, it's effortless, and it's only between you and the people you've swiped right on.
You get a match when a person you swiped right to is equally as interested in you.
Faced with a multitude of faces, once you have been swiping for a while you would probably fail to notice when someone you swiped right does not swipe you back.
The user would never know they were dismissed and are only notified when someone they swiped right on does the same back; only then are the two allowed to chat.
He swiped right on the woman's profile, showing he was interested, and just moments later the pair had a match, News.
Smart Photos will continuously test users' profile photos for their success so that photos that are most likely to be swiped right will go to the front of your profile.
I think the application swiped right on about 200,000 people,' Stadil said.
Imogen swiped every person she came across on the app, telling everyone who swiped right back that she was underage.