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Definition 1: elegance by virtue of being fashionable - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for swank in the sense of this definition

(swank is a kind of ...) a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste

"she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"

(... is a kind of swank ) stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance

Definition 2: display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously - [verb of perception]

Samples where swank or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he showed off his new sports car

Synonyms for swank in the sense of this definition

(swank is a kind of ...) to show, make visible or apparent

"The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month" "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?" "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"

(... is a kind of swank ) exhibit the strength of

"The victorious army flexes its invincibility"

(... is a kind of swank ) be showy or ostentatious

Definition 3: imposingly fashionable and elegant - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where swank or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a swank apartment

Synonyms for swank in the sense of this definition

(swank is similar to ...) being or in accordance with current social fashions

"fashionable clothing" "the fashionable side of town" "a fashionable cafe"

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