—adj. 1. characterized by or capable of swinging, being swung, or causing to swing.
2. intended for swinging upon, by, from, or in: the swinging devices in a playground. 3. Slang.excellent; first-rate.
4. Slang.lively, active, and modern; hip.
5. Slang. a. free and uninhibited sexually: a swinging bachelor. b. exchanging spouses for sex: swinging married couples.
—n. 1. the activity or act of a person who swings.
2. Slang. a. the act or practice of being free and uninhibited sexually.
b. the exchanging of spouses for sex.