dated slang Exceptionally great and fashionably elegant. A compound of "swell" and "elegant." I got a rather swellelegant letter from one of my readers today that really bolstered my spirits. She lives a truly swellelegant life.
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mod. really fine. (From swell and elegant.) Gee, this place is sure swellelegant!
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