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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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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.
From there, it's just a matter of swiping left or right to traverse through the rest of the grid.
The central point acts as the play/pause and calling operator, swiping up from centre (or simply tapping on the upper rim of the right earcup) increases volume, swiping down (or tapping) reduces volume, swiping or tapping right forwards tracks, and swiping left rewinds.
Before the redesign, all of this appeared in a similar spot in the app, swiping left pulled up stories, swiping left again opened Discover.
A user could run their thumb or index finger across the line of beads to simulate swiping left, right, up, down or diagonally.
Gone are the public posts designed to get a "like" or the swiping left of profiles.
Swipe up from the bottom of the screen, then continue to hold while swiping left or right to switch apps.
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.
When I found myself single and just about to turn 40, I didn't want to be on my mobile, swiping left and all that business," the actress, who was previously married to actor Lee Mead, said.
From googling to unfriending, DM-ing to swiping left, snaps, selfies, tweets, hashtags and emojis You've probably used at least one of these words already today, but have you ever stopped to think how many people would have understood you just 20 years ago?
How do we go from swiping left to getting people to engage more immediately?
The app allows a user to send a set of pictures to friends and seek their opinion on them - in the typical Tinder way - by swiping left or right.
The app uses a "tumbling E" to assess a child's visual acuity, with the tester swiping left or right, depending on whether a child gets the orientation of the symbol correct, and the app adjusting the size of the letter accordingly.