Spanking vs Swanking - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between spanking and swanking
is that spanking
is while swanking
As a noun spanking
is a form of physical punishment in which a beating is applied to the buttocks.
As an adjective spanking
is fast and energetic.
As an adverb spanking
is an intensifier.
A form of physical punishment in which a beating is applied to the buttocks.
An incident of such punishment, or such physical act in a non-punitive context, such as a birthday spanking.
* 2001 , John Rosemond, John Rosemond's New Parent Power!?
- Domestic spanking''' is often endured over the knee (or lap), formal ' spanking rather applied over a contraption such as a tresle or A-frame, with or without constraints
- Some people think spankings of any sort constitute child abuse.
Fast and energetic.
* (James Joyce)
- a spanking pace
(often, nautical) Brisk and fresh.
- I'd like nothing better this minute, said Mr Browne stoutly, than a rattling fine walk in the country or a fast drive with a good spanking goer between the shafts.
remarkable of its kind.
- a spanking breeze
- a spanking good time
- brand spanking new