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swan

 
Noun swan has 1 sense
  1. swan - stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
    --1 is a kind of
    aquatic bird
    --1 is a member of Anatidae, family Anatidae
    --1 has part: swan's down
    --1 has particulars:
     coscoroba; cob; pen; cygnet; mute swan, Cygnus olor; whooper, whooper swan, Cygnus cygnus; tundra swan, Cygnus columbianus; trumpeter, trumpeter swan, Cygnus buccinator; black swan, Cygnus atratus
Verb swan has 3 senses
  1. affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear - to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
    --1 is one way to declare
    Sample sentence:
    They swan that there was a traffic accident
  2. roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond - move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
    --2 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. swan - sweep majestically; "Airplanes were swanning over the mountains"
    --3 is one way to
    sweep, sail
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
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