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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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If you are one of them, you will get to see a dashed timeline similar to Instagram stories by swiping left from home.
The online series sees celebrities help an individual find their perfect Tinder match by swiping left and right, while sharing some of their best dating advice.
Tinder is introducing a new feature to help you deal with spring breaks by swiping left or right.
But it's a fact that Tinder has more than 50 million active users, busily swiping left and right in their search for love.
She said that she didn't even match with him on Tinder, but he found her personal Instagram account to criticise her for swiping left on him.
Users of this app can meet new people online by liking (swiping right) or disliking (swiping left) other users.
One man, for example, went as far as to track and confront a woman for swiping left at his dating app Tinder account.
The spectrum feature allows users to get an overview of perspectives by swiping left or right to navigate the different views.
Swiping left will show the user's progress in earning Heart Points and Move Minutes.
You can whizz through the stack quickly - swiping left or right to go onto the next one in the stack, swiping up once they are completed, or swiping down to snooze them for a day.
You can whizz through the stack quickly - swiping left or right to go onto the next one, swiping up once they are completed, or swiping down to snooze them for a day.
Gone are the public posts designed to get a "like" or the swiping left of profiles.
The application is perfect for your free time, offering you so many simplified articles and lists about all the topics you would be interested in, with a save-to-read-later system and liking/disliking system to show you better recommendations later, just keep swiping left or right through it and learning new things, reading quotes and articles or even jokes and share your favorite pages with your friends.
No, if Naked Attraction represents the natural progression from swiping left and right on Tinder, I would rather stay single.