Swill vs Swiller - What's the difference?

swill | swiller |


As nouns the difference between swill and swiller

is that swill is a mixture of solid and liquid food scraps fed to pigs etc; especially kitchen waste for this purpose while swiller is a person who swills something.

As a verb swill

is to eat or drink greedily or to excess.

swill

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • a mixture of solid and liquid food scraps fed to pigs etc; especially kitchen waste for this purpose
  • any disgusting or distasteful liquid
  • I cannot believe anyone could drink this swill .
  • anything disgusting or worthless
  • This new TV show is a worthless load of swill .
  • a large quantity of liquid drunk at one swallow
  • He took a swill of his drink and tried to think of words.
  • (Ultimate Frisbee) A badly-thrown pass
  • Inexpensive beer
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • to eat or drink greedily or to excess
  • * Smollett
  • Well-dressed people, of both sexes, devouring sliced beef, and swilling pork, and punch, and cider.
  • *1913 ,
  • *:If you can give me no more than twenty-five shillings, I'm sure I'm not going to buy you pork-pie to stuff, after you've swilled a bellyful of beer.
  • to wash something by flooding with water
  • * Shakespeare
  • As fearfully as doth a galled rock / O'erhang and jutty his confounded base, / Swilled with the wild and wasteful ocean.
  • to inebriate; to fill with drink.
  • * Milton
  • I should be loth / To meet the rudeness and swilled insolence / Of such late wassailers.
  • to feed pigs swill
  • * 1921 , (Nephi Anderson), Dorian Chapter 8
  • *:"Carlia, have you swilled the pigs?"
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    swiller

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who swills something
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