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[for a fluid] to slosh or rush around. All that water I drank is swishing around in my stomach. I can hear the water swishing around in the pipes.
swish something off (of) someone or somethingand swish something off
to brush something off someone or something. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) The barber swished the loose hairs off of Paul's collar. The barber swished off the loose hairs.
1. mod. overly fancy; effeminate; displaying effeminacy. The lobby of the theater was a little swish, but not offensive.
2. n. elaborate decoration; effeminacy. What this place needs is more swish. Hang some baubles here and there.
3. n. a gay male. (Rude and derogatory.) This place is full of swishes. Let’s leave.