intransitive verbChiefly Southern US
Origin of swannyProbably alteration of dialectal (I) s' wan ye, (I) shall warrant ye.
(comparative more swanny, superlative most swanny)
- Resembling or characteristic of a swan.
- a swanny glossiness of the neck
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
swan +"Ž -y