Main meanings of swinking in English

: swinking1swinking2

swinking1

Pronunciation /ˈswɪŋkɪŋ/

noun

  • The action of toiling; labour, (hard) work. Compare swink . Now rare (archaic in later use).

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Lambeth Manuscript. From swink + -ing.

Main meanings of swinking in English

: swinking1swinking2

swinking2

Pronunciation /ˈswɪŋkɪŋ/

adjective

  • That toils or labours; hard-working. Now rare (archaic in later use).

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Ancrene Riwle. From swink + -ing.