swoop

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈswuːp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/swup/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(swo̅o̅p)

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swoop

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. swooped to [catch, capture, graze, bite, land]
  2. swooped [down, in] on its prey
  3. swooped out of nowhere (and)
  4. the [eagle, vulture, bird] swooped (low)
  5. the [plane, craft] swooped in (to land)
  6. swoop into the [sea, water, river]
  7. swoop [low, below, over]
  8. swooped down on the [cake, meal, dessert]
n
  1. a [fast, gliding, graceful, sudden] swoop
  2. [captured, caught, killed] in one swoop
  3. in one fell swoop
  4. at one fell swoop
  5. UK: made a swoop for the [player, striker]
  6. [an eagle, a bird] in full swoop
'swoop' also found in these entries:
fell - owl
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