Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang A sailor.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of swabby.

Etymologies

swab + -y3.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • 1. A sailor.
    2. One who might routinely swab the deck.
    3. A yuppie obsessed with cleaning their ears.

    July 30, 2008