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Definition of "swum" [swum]

  • Past participle of swim. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "swum" in a sentence
  • "Hispanics alone constitute a sea of Americans vastly larger than any she has ever swum, which is why I was not at all surprised that when I typed "Sarah Palin and immigration" into the Google Search bar, I found no statement by Sarah Palin articulating her position on immigration policy."
  • "Now _all_ nets are "swum," that is to say, all are above the warps and are buoyed on the surface."
  • "For when I took it for a cold, things kind of swum around me like a circular looking-glass, that you could see through somehow, and everything seemed kind of way off and funny and somethin 'to laugh at and not treat as real."