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swizzle

1. noun, slang A con or swindle; a fraudulent deception. Primarily heard in UK. If a deal sounds too good to be true, it's probably a swizzle, mate.
2. noun, slang To con, swindle, or cheat (someone). Primarily heard in UK. I'm pretty sure the repairman was swizzling me, but what was I going to do—tell him not to fix the boiler?

swizzled

1. slang Drunk. I'll come with you for a beer or two, but I have no interest in getting swizzled tonight.
2. slang Cheated, swindled, or duped. Primarily heard in UK. Poor Tommy's always getting swizzled whenever he tries to sell his wares at the market. I felt a little swizzled by the overpriced drinks, but other than that, we had a lovely evening.
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swizzle stick

A small, thin rod used to stir (especially mixed alcoholic) drinks. The bar has these custom-made swizzle sticks that look very cool in your cocktail. Tom's got an extraordinary collection of swizzle sticks from bars around the world!
See also: stick, swizzle

swizzle

(ˈswɪzlæ)
1. tv. & in. to drink (liquor), probably to excess; to tipple. Have you been swizzling again?
2. n. liquor; beer; a drink of an alcoholic beverage. What I need is a nice cold swizzle.

swizzled

(ˈswɪzlæd)
mod. alcohol intoxicated. Fred went out and got himself swizzled.
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swizzle-stick

n. a drunkard. (From the name of a short stick used to stir an alcoholic drink.) That guy is a swizzle-stick. Don’t give him any more.
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