Definition of away swinger in English:

away swinger

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noun

Cricket
  • A ball which swings away from the batsman towards the off side; (also occasionally) a bowler who makes the ball move in this way.

    Bowlers typically use away-swingers to make the batsman edge the ball and give a catch to the wicketkeeper or slips.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Times.