Definition of Sway

Sway n. means: The act of swaying; a swaying motion; the swing or sweep of a weapon.

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Sway n. means: The act of swaying; a swaying motion; the swing or sweep of a weapon.

Meaning of Sway

Sway (n.) means: The act of swaying; a swaying motion; the swing or sweep of a weapon.

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Sway (n.): Influence, weight, or authority that inclines to one side; as, the sway of desires.

Sway (v. i.): To bear sway; to rule; to govern.

Sway (v. i.): To hoist; as, to sway up the yards.

Sway (v. i.): To move or wield with the hand; to swing; to wield; as, to sway the scepter.

Swayed (imp. & p. p.): of Sway

Swayful (a.): Able to sway.

Swaying (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Sway

Oversway (v. t.): To bear sway over.

Sway (v. i.): To have weight or influence.

Sweigh (n.): Sway; movement.

Pedantocracy (n.): The sway of pedants.

Sway (n.): Rule; dominion; control.

Swinge (n.): Power; sway; influence.

Vogue (n.): Influence; power; sway.

Sway (n.): Preponderance; turn or cast of balance.

Sway (n.): A switch or rod used by thatchers to bind their work.

Ruler (n.): One who rules; one who exercises sway or authority; a governor.

Empire (n.): Supreme power; sovereignty; sway; dominion.

Lurch (v. i.): To roll or sway suddenly to one side, as a ship or a drunken man.

Swag (v. i.): To hang or move, as something loose and heavy; to sway; to swing.

Sway (v. i.): To be drawn to one side by weight or influence; to lean; to incline.

Autocrat (a.): One who rules with undisputed sway in any company or relation; a despot.

Swayed (a.): Bent down, and hollow in the back; sway-backed; -- said of a horse.

Oscillate (v. i.): To move backward and forward; to vibrate like a pendulum; to swing; to sway.

Swing (v. i.): To sway or move from one side or direction to another; as, the door swung open.

Wield (v. t.): To direct or regulate by influence or authority; to manage; to control; to sway.

Potentate (a.): One who is potent; one who possesses great power or sway; a prince, sovereign, or monarch.

Command (v. i.): To have or to exercise direct authority; to govern; to sway; to influence; to give an order or orders.

Despotism (n.): The power, spirit, or principles of a despot; absolute control over others; tyrannical sway; tyranny.

Sway-backed (a.): Having the back hollow or sagged, whether naturally or as the result of injury or weakness; -- said of horses and other animals.

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Meaning of Sway

Sway means: They tended to sway from trees back in the Civil War days.

Meaning of Sway back

Sway back means: lordosis-- the deeply sagging top line that develops in some older horses or can be caused by a horse being ridden too hard at too young of an age.

Meaning of WALK THE DOG

WALK THE DOG means: Wheel a freight so fast as to make cars sway from side to side

Meaning of Twink code

Twink code means: Aa code to identify the different types of Twinkie. (ed: This list copied from '' July 2005 - Note: date of creation unknown, Note: formatting not 100% perfect) TwinkCode v1.10alpha This is *not* the new and approved twink code (at least, not yet, but I'm hoping). It applies some major changes/additions to v1.00. These changes will be identified by a new material triangle ____ \\// New material \/ *** new material here /\ //\\ end new material changed material will also be marked, with smaller triangles __ \/ changed I hope this makes review and comment easier. TwinkCode v1.10 ____ \\// New material \/ Some people out here aren't satisfied with BearCode or SmurfCode. It doesn't speak to us. We're twinks, and damn proud of it. While bears live for hair and smurfs for humor, a twink lives for style. As such, style factors are the major way of recognizing a twink. Unlike bears and smurfs, a twink's style can't be rated by degree--to be a twink, one must have a good sense of style. The ideal twink knows what he can't wear, and how to wear what he can. The clothes make the twink. Clothing is not exclusively the determining factor in a twink, though. The twink's crowning glory is his hair. Long or short, straight or wavy, it must be perfect. Hell is a lifetime of bad hair. The main Twink identifier is a 4 part code comprised of: T - Type of twink C - Color of Hair L - Length of Hair(and whether it's (s)traight, (w)avy, or (c)urly) T - Type of twink 1 - BeachTwink: The beach twink is often a sun- bleached blonde, well tanned, and well defined. Sub-genres of beach twink are the VBall Twink and SurferTwink. 2 - NuevoWest Twink: The old west was never quite like this. Colorful, sharp, and not nearly weathered enough, if cowboys were fashion slaves,they'd look like this. 3 - Street Twink: Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch have nothing on this twink. Urban fashion, be it rap or grunge, is raised to an art form by this delicious one. 4 - The All-American Twink: Remember that quarterback you could never have in high school? This *is* him. Athletic, active, it's amazing how his hair stays in place. 5 - EuroTwink: Think of Armani suits. Think of Italian convertibles. The finest European designers would love to have him on the runway. 6 - The Twink Next Door: The boy next door never looked this good (well, mine never did). A suburban sensibility becomes a showcase for a gorgeous young guy. 7 - RadicalTwink: This twink marches to the beat of a different drummer. Possessing a style, while not necessarily unique, but definitely uncommon, this twink will go out on a limb to grab your attention. 8 - GymTwink: The GymTwink may attempt any of the above styles (and pull them off successfully) but it's always that drop-dead-gorgeous bod that's overshadowing everything else. Even in sack cloth (we're talking *really* radical 7 here) he'd look incredible. GymTwinks should include what style they're attempting in their code (i.e. T8(5)) /\ //\\ end new material *** comments: Perhaps 3 should be broken into grunge and rap Twinks come in all hair colors, natural and unnatural. C - Color of Hair 0 - black (raven) 1 - dark brown 2 - brown 3 - light brown 4 - auburn 5 - dark red 6 - bright red 7 - strawberry blonde 8 - Blonde. Most of the hair on his body is blonde. 9 - Totally Blonde. Every strand of hair on his body(by definition must be natural). X - Other (purple, blue, etc...) If hair color is assisted, it should list the original color in parentheses i.e. CX(7)). ____ \\// New material \/ Hair length is important too. Some of us like long hair, some of us like short hair, some of us like any hair at all as long as it looks good. L - Length of Hair 0 - Shaved/bald 1 - verrrrry short, buzzed 2 - short enough for a banker, suitable for business 3 - medium length, barely over collar 4 - shoulder length 5 - part-way down the back 6 - *really* long, like down to his butt The last modifier is waviness of hair, and is designated by letter. (s)traight (w)avy (c)urly Therefore, I am (using this code system) a: T7C2L2s /\ //\\ end new material *** comment: I don't think this is too complicated for twinks. If there's anything a twink can concentrate on, it's style.end comments Having covered the major points of description, it's time to get down to the sordid details. How sordid? You be the judge h - the 'hairlessness' factor (opposite of NBCS "f") refers to body hair. h++ SMOOTH body - virtually no hair h+ little hair h some hair (none) average body hair h- above average body hair h-- veritable furball (almost a bear) (h) can be further refined to cover specific body areas: hc - chest hb - butt hl - legs hs - shins (part of leg below knee) __ \/ changed These can be used specifically, or to identify an area which differs from the rest of the body. Therefore, if you're smooth, except for your legs, you could list h++(hl-). If your hairlesness is a result of shaving or depilatories, you should list the original state in parentheses, i.e. h(--)++. *** comments: only minor changes here - end comments ____ \\// New material \/ d - Dizzy factor. How much of an airhead is he? d++ Head in the clouds (or at least somebody's shorts) d+ present mentally only on special occasions d not totally dizzy, but noticeably so (none) sometimes dizzy, about average d- rarely dizzy d-- never dizzy, even shows common sense sometimes /\ //\\ end new material a - attitude a++ attitude from hell; has enough for 20 a+ above average a has attitude and knows how to use it (none) attitude at times a- mostly unpretentious a-- no attitude, what you see is what you get. w - the WHINE factor w++ Will scream "I'm BOOOORRRRRRED" while you're still home and just getting dressed w+ Will state "I'm boooorrrrrred" immediately upon arrival at destination w Will whine, even when not needed (none) Lets his displeasure be known when appropriate w- Usually silent, but a peep may be heard every now and then w-- Strong, silent type c - color of crust (tan) c++ dark brown c+ a nice golden brown c the twink has a tan (none) doesn't get out much c- fair skin c-- looks like a ghost *** comments: a, w, and c all taken as read - end comments. __ \/ changed y - youthful appearance y++ looks like teen spirit y+ still gets carded most every time he buys liquor y twentysomething (none) looks like he has been out of college for a while y- looks like somebody's dad y-- looks like somebody's grandfather *** comments: minor changes per yesterday's discussion with Matt = end comments e - endowment (for the size queens amongst us) e++ 8"+ e+ 6.5" - 8" e 5.5" - 6.5" (none) neutral e- do you really want to let people know? e-- you may not have much but you have guts g - gonads (balls) g++ huge and bursting with cream g+ large and cream filled g above average (none) has two g- do you really want to let people know? g-- you may not have much but you have guts *** comments: I don't see the point of g, and recommend it's removal. If you care one way or another, post your comments *and*why* to the net for discussion - end comments. f - flavor of cream f++ very sweet, almost sickly, could be interchanged with filling of actual Hostess Twinkie (tm) f+ sweet f pleasant (none) unremarkable f- slightly bitter f-- grapefruits taste better *** comments: Taken as read. Personally, tho, I like grapefruit. If you'd like to learn to appreciate bitter, try Campari. Besides, if pineapple can sweeten the taste of your skin, it should be able to improve the taste of your jizz. Do we want to keep this one? - end comments. __ \/ changed t - twink hawk t++ searches out twinks when ever possible. t+ really likes twinkies t would like to meet a twinkie (none) not a twink hawk t- doesn't care for twinkies t-- is offended by them (why are you even here?) t++, t+, and t people should list the style types they're attracted to, i.e. t++(4,5,6,7) *** comments: minor addition per discussion with Matt - end comments. k - "the KINKY factor"... for those who dare. k++ Will try anything once, usually twice... k+ pretty adventurous, but moderated k will consider trying new things (none) kinky neutral k- has definite ABSOLUTE dislikes k-- totally vanilla s - "SEX (ok, SLUT) factor s++ strictly polygamous, prefers very open relationships ONLY. s+ will form relationships which are generally open-ended s neutral wrt to relationships/monogamy. (none) relationship neutral s- relationship oriented. Prefers a formal sort of relationship over playing around, however the scope of the word relationship is not defined here. s-- strictly monogamous/relationship oriented. No outside affairs, or in some cases, sex ONLY in relationships *** comments: k and s taken directly from NBCS, minor wording changes - end comments. ____ \\// New material \/ m - the Muscle factor, divided into definition and mass m1 - muscle definition. m1++ chiseled from marble m1+ chiseled from oak m1 chiseled from basswood (but still chiseled) (none) neutral m1- chiseled from marshmallow m2 - muscle mass m2++ serious meat on them bones m2+ more muscular than the average joe m2 small muscles, but they're definitely there (none) neutral m2- well, if you *really* look hard... m2-- wishful thinking will only get you so far /\ //\\ end new material *** comments: Changes per discussion with Matt. - end comments __ \/ changed q - "the Q factor" (defined) q++ more effeminate than Donna Reed, Florence Henderson, and RuPaul combined q+ swishes so much they sway q is a queen (none) invisible q- "straight-acting" q-- probably should BE straight ***comments: mostly taken as read, added the none - end comments. ADDITIONAL PUNCTUATION The following aren't graded, they are just flags attached to the overall classification: v for variable, said trait is not very rigid, may change with time or with individual interaction ? for traits where there is no HARD information available and the value is completely guessed : for traits which are observed but uncertain, e.g. a twink who is wearing a lot of clothes, so you can't be SURE he's an h+, but his forearms REALLY suggest that he is, hence h+ ! for cases where the trait is as close to a prototype as possible, or an exemplary case of a specific trait... e.g. the ultimate h++! () for indicating "cross-overs" or ranges. A twink who goes from k to k++ depending on the situation (i.e. mostly "k") could use k(++) You can make the punctuation as detailed as desired, although the best ones to read are the ones which are the most clear and simple to understand. v1.00 draft by... Kirk Johanning [email protected] v1.10 updated by... Andy Trembley [email protected] — As always, I'm... Andy Trembley [email protected] S7 b g l- y(-) z n+ o+(+) x a++-- u-(++) j++ B3 t++ w- g k+ s- r- p ------------------------ From the Archives of Rev. Ted ----------------------- "I'm a man. I like looking at men. Does that make me a sexist?"

Meaning of Sway

Sway means: Influence, weight, or authority that inclines to one side; as, the sway of desires.

Meaning of Sway

Sway means: To bear sway; to rule; to govern.

Meaning of Sway

Sway means: To hoist; as, to sway up the yards.

Meaning of Sway

Sway means: To move or wield with the hand; to swing; to wield; as, to sway the scepter.

Meaning of Swayed

Swayed means: of Sway

Meaning of Swayful

Swayful means: Able to sway.

Meaning of Swaying

Swaying means: of Sway

Meaning of Oversway

Oversway means: To bear sway over.

Meaning of Sway

Sway means: To have weight or influence.

Meaning of Sweigh

Sweigh means: Sway; movement.

Meaning of Pedantocracy

Pedantocracy means: The sway of pedants.

Meaning of Sway

Sway means: Rule; dominion; control.

Meaning of Swinge

Swinge means: Power; sway; influence.

Meaning of Vogue

Vogue means: Influence; power; sway.

Meaning of Sway

Sway means: Preponderance; turn or cast of balance.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Heterotaxy

Heterotaxy means: Variation in arrangement from that existing in a normal form; heterogenous arrangement or structure, as, in botany, the deviation in position of the organs of a plant, from the ordinary or typical arrangement.

Meaning of Hip

Hip means: To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.

Meaning of Plagiary

Plagiary means: Kidnaping.

Meaning of Quarterage

Quarterage means: A quarterly allowance.

Meaning of Semispherical

Semispherical means: Having the figure of a half sphere.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of CITY BANKER

CITY BANKER means: City banker is London Cockney rhyming slang for an obnoxious person (wanker).

Meaning of HIGH−MEN

HIGH−MEN means: High−men is slang for weighted dice, so called on account of them being loaded to show high numbers.


LEMON SQUASH means: Lemon squash is London Cockney rhyming slang for wash.

Meaning of Tosspot

Tosspot means: Strong insult meaning unpleasant person

Meaning of HOT PIC

HOT PIC means: Hot Picture, as in sexy or naked

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