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Adjective: swift (swifter,swiftest)  swift
  1. Moving very fast
    "a swift current"; "swift flight of an arrow"; "a swift runner";
    - fleet
Noun: swift  swift
  1. A small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight
     
  2. Common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks
    - western fence lizard, blue-belly, Sceloporus occidentalis
     
  3. A yellow-brown European moth of the family Hepialidae
    - ghost moth
Noun: Swift
  1. An English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
    - Jonathan Swift, Dean Swift
     
  2. United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railway cars (1839-1903)
    - Gustavus Franklin Swift

Derived forms: swiftest, swifts, swifter

See also: fast

Type of: apodiform bird, fence lizard, ironist, meat packer, packer, ridiculer, satirist

Part of: Apodidae, family Apodidae

Encyclopedia: Swift, Minnesota