Definition of swerver in US English:

swerver

noun

  • See swerve

    • ‘The best first-half point was Keith Raymond's swerver from 40 metres, hit with the outside of his boot.’
    • ‘He had a right-foot swerver saved before Falkirk restored parity.’
    • ‘Riquelme sends in a swerver which Tizie can't hold; he parries it out to Rodriguez, who slips the ball over the keeper and into the net.’
    • ‘It was to be the hosts last flag raiser of the day as McDonald rifled over a trademark swerver to send his team six clear with six minutes left to play.’
    • ‘Claus Jensen, bright and inventive in midfield, tested Richard Wright with a 30-yard swerver which the England keeper clutched in his midriff.’