Definition of Swingman

1. Noun. (sports) A player who can swing between two different positions. Often refers to switching between the small forward and shooting guard positions in basketball ¹



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Definition of Swingman

1. a basketball player who can play guard or forward [n SWINGMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swingman

swinging the lead
swingingest
swingingly
swingings
swingism
swingisms
swingle
swinglebar
swinglebars
swingled
swingles
swingletree
swingletrees
swinglike
swingling
swingman (current term)
swingmen
swingometer
swingometers
swings
swings and roundabouts
swingset
swingsets
swingtree
swingtrees
swingy
swinish
swinishly
swinishness
swinishnesses

Literary usage of Swingman

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1. Negligence: Rules--decisions--opinions by Edward Beers Thomas (1904)
"swingman " charged with the duty of looking for signals from the rear was not negligent per se in failing to look while setting a brake. Wood v. Chicago &c. ..."

2. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1897)
"Held, that under the evidence it was a question for the jury whether the "swingman" who was on top of the car nest the engine exercised reasonable care in ..."

3. American Negligence Cases: A Complete Collection of All Reported Negligence by Theodore Frank Hamilton, Walter James Eagle (1905)
"Held, that under the evidence it was a question for the jury whether the " swingman," who was on top of the car next the engine, exercised reasonable care ..."

4. Rates of Pay and Regulations Governing Employees in Train and Yard Service by Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen (1892)
"All local freight runs to have three Brakemen, except Terre Haute and St. Louis divisions, which will have what is called the swingman, who will receive $60 ..."

5. Report by Illinois State Board of Arbitration, State Board of Arbitration, Illinois (1904)
"No swingman shall receive less than $3 per day. ... Excepted therefrom shall be cases where no swingman can be furnished through business office of union. ..."

6. Negligence: Rules--decisions--opinions by Edward Beers Thomas (1904)
"swingman " charged with the duty of looking for signals from the rear was not negligent per se in failing to look while setting a brake. Wood v. Chicago &c. ..."

7. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1897)
"Held, that under the evidence it was a question for the jury whether the "swingman" who was on top of the car nest the engine exercised reasonable care in ..."

8. American Negligence Cases: A Complete Collection of All Reported Negligence by Theodore Frank Hamilton, Walter James Eagle (1905)
"Held, that under the evidence it was a question for the jury whether the " swingman," who was on top of the car next the engine, exercised reasonable care ..."

9. Rates of Pay and Regulations Governing Employees in Train and Yard Service by Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen (1892)
"All local freight runs to have three Brakemen, except Terre Haute and St. Louis divisions, which will have what is called the swingman, who will receive $60 ..."

10. Report by Illinois State Board of Arbitration, State Board of Arbitration, Illinois (1904)
"No swingman shall receive less than $3 per day. ... Excepted therefrom shall be cases where no swingman can be furnished through business office of union. ..."

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