swipe / swīp/ inf. • v. [tr.] 1. hit or try to hit with a swinging blow: she swiped me right across the nose| [intr.] she lifted her hand to swipe at a cat. 2. steal: someone swiped one of his sausages. 3. pass (a card with a magnetic strip) through an electronic device that reads it. • n. a sweeping blow: he missed the ball with his first swipe. ∎ an attack or criticism: he took a swipe at his critics. DERIVATIVES: swip·er n.
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