swipe left

swipe left

1. slang To decline or reject someone or something in an app. The phrase was popularized by the dating app Tinder, in which users "swipe left" on the screen to reject a potential mate. That girl is pretty—I'm only swiping left because I'm not into blondes. Ugh, this guy's has no sense of humor—swipe left! I keep swiping left because these dresses are all hideous.
2. slang By extension, to reject or decline something. Studying instead of a night out? Definitely swiping left on that.
See also: left, swipe
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To flick through recently opened apps, users can also swipe left or right on the bottom of the screen.
You can now swipe left to go back to previous secreen, swipe up to go home and and swipe up near the right corner to activate Google Assistant.
You swipe left and right early in the morning during breakfast, on your way to work, during lunch break, on your way home, during dinner and before bed.
Now, swipe left and look at the money that got wired to me for the video.
A new "delete" option will appear when users swipe left on any update or recently updated app.
The speakers have built-in sensors that allow you to swipe left or right to play the next or previous track.
Just like on a smartphone, one can swipe left and right to navigate lists of app, tap to choose and pinch to go back.
The social media giant said the new format that forced users to swipe left and right, instead of scrolling through pictures, should have been a small test but went far further than they thought.
Nevertheless, the game also mixes up the questions with bonus rounds where you swipe left or right on cards to answer whether something trended.
This is the case in the Reigns series of smartphone games, which copy the swipe left / right trick of dating app Tinder and apply it to a branching narrative adventure.
"Do you discuss your love lives, swipe left and right on each other's matches and always judge each other's new partners?
A bead of light rides a pulsating soundwave and you swipe left or right to sweep between three lanes, gathering glints of stardust and dodging oncoming marble-like obstacles that pitch and roll as the wave buckles.