full swing


full swing
full operation; greatest activity: For the first time in years the factory was in full swing. The meeting was in full swing when we arrived.

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  • Full swing — Swing Swing, n. 1. The act of swinging; a waving, oscillating, or vibratory motion of a hanging or pivoted object; oscillation; as, the swing of a pendulum. [1913 Webster] 2. Swaying motion from one side or direction to the other; as, some men… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Full swing — Full Full (f[.u]l), a. [Compar. {Fuller} (f[.u]l [ e]r); superl. {Fullest}.] [OE. & AS. ful; akin to OS. ful, D. vol, OHG. fol, G. voll, Icel. fullr, Sw. full, Dan. fuld, Goth. fulls, L. plenus, Gr. plh rhs, Skr. p[=u][.r]na full, pr[=a] to fill …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • full swing — full operation; greatest activity: For the first time in years the factory was in full swing. The meeting was in full swing when we arrived. * * * …   Universalium

  • full swing — If a something is in full swing, it is going or doing well …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • full swing —    If a something is in full swing, it is going or doing well.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Full swing —   If a something is in full swing, it is going or doing well …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • full swing — Synonyms and related words: ample scope, blank check, carte blanche, clearance, elbowroom, field, free course, free hand, free play, free scope, full scope, latitude, leeway, long rope, maneuvering space, margin, no holds barred, open space, play …   Moby Thesaurus

  • full swing, (in) —  Very active and successful …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Full Swing (game show) — Full Swing was a game show that combined general knowledge questions and the game of Golf which aired on BBC1 for one series in 1996, the programme was hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck.GameplayEach week 3 contestants were paired up with celebrity guests… …   Wikipedia

  • in full swing — adverb proceeding with full vigor the party was in full swing • Syn: ↑in full action * * * in full swing At the height of activity • • • Main Entry: ↑full in full swing 1. In fully active operation 2. In mid career …   Useful english dictionary


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