Definition of aswim in English:



  • [predicative] Swimming.

    ‘sardines aswim in oil’
    • ‘A plate of sautéed button mushrooms aswim in a soupy blend of sherry and lemon juice also slipped in somehow.’
    • ‘Audiences, heads aswim with new names and dates, might note with surprise how little light the 12-hour day has shed on Stoppard's political views.’
    • ‘My mind was aswim with everything I had just learned about Samantha and Samantha's baby.’
    • ‘She looked at him with eyes that were aswim with tears.’
    • ‘They have implied that my generation is aswim in a sea of branding unimagined by preceding generations.’