Definition of Swivet

1. Noun. A panic or extreme discomposure. "It threw her into a swivet"

Generic synonyms: Affright, Panic, Terror



Definition of Swivet

1. Noun. (Also swivvet) A state of condition of haste, flutter; extreme discomposure or distress; irritation exasperation annoyance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swivet

1. a state of nervous excitement [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swivet

swive
swived
swivel
swivel-hipped
swivel chair
swivel chairs
swivel gun
swivel pin
swiveled
swiveling
swivelled
swivelling
swivelly
swivels
swives
swivet (current term)
swivets
swiving
swiz
swizz
swizzed
swizzes
swizzing
swizzle
swizzle stick
swizzle sticks
swizzled
swizzler
swizzlers
swizzles

Literary usage of Swivet

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1. Huckleberries Gathered from New England Hills by Rose Terry Cooke (1891)
"You 've got heaps o' time ; now don't ye get into a swivet ! " " Well, Mis' Phelps, I thank you kindly ; a drop of tea will taste proper good. ..."

2. Huckleberries Gathered from New England Hills by Rose Terry Cooke (1891)
"You 've got heaps o' time ; now don't ye get into a swivet ! " " Well, Mis' Phelps, I thank you kindly ; a drop of tea will taste proper good. ..."

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