swipe right

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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Terming the script as "cracker", producer Nikkhil Advani took to his Twitter handle and wrote, "What a cracker script by writer/director Abir Sengupta We had to swipe right (hope I got that right!!!) Kiara Advani you're just going to make Indoo just come alive.
We have not discussed it and I obviously did not swipe right.
On phones, you just need to swipe right to complete the sentence.
Like Tinder it uses a swipe system, with farmers using their smartphones to swipe right for "yes" and left for "no" in the search for the perfect match.
But the founder of a legal-services app says his product now allows users to sue someone with their smartphones and claim awards from class-action lawsuits the same way they'd select a match on Tinder -- with a quick "swipe right to sue."
But, if she was on Tinder, she would swipe right on guys who had creative and effortless pictures, and that gym and portfolio shots were a no no.
Ed Yong | Tribune News Service WITH wide three-toed hooves and no thumbs, Sudan could neither swipe right nor swipe left.
On Tinder, a swipe right signals interest in a prospective partner, as opposed to a left swipe, which passes over a person.
The update now sees users swipe left to see content and interactions with friends, and swipe right to see news and other public content.
swipe right to see branded and celebrity content, the BBC reported.
'I am on Tinder but not a lot of people swipe right on me,' he confessed, relating his experience on the online dating platform.
The sender will then have to choose the Facebook friend who will receive the cash gift, enter the amount of money to be sent, and swipe right or left to choose the perfect design to go along with the money gift.
SWIPE RIGHT FOR MURDER REALLY, 10pm KAYLEIGH HAYWOOD, inset, from Leicestershire, was 15 when Luke Harlow, 27, bombarded her with Facebook messages.
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