Definition of "swimmingly" [swim•ming•ly]

  • With great ease and success: Things are going swimmingly. (adverb)

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Use "swimmingly" in a sentence
  • "Things are already so rancorous between the Tories and the Lib Dems -- despite public protestations that talks are going "swimmingly" -- that it would be little surprise if we had a second general election within months."
  • "No new love, but the same old love is going swimmingly, which is just as good."
  • ""If things go swimmingly, which is always my hope, then that cost would be lessened by a large amount," he remarked."