swell

suomi-englanti sanakirja

swell englannista suomeksi

  1. turvota

  2. paisutus

  3. kasvaa

  4. nousta

  5. mainingit, aaltoilu

  6. keikari

  7. kiva, mahtava

  8. paisua

  9. selänne

  10. kummuta

  1. turvota, paisua

  2. turvottaa, paisuttaa

  3. voimistua

  4. ylpistyttää

  5. ylpistyä

  6. pöyhkeillä

  7. pullistua

  8. paisuminen, turpoaminen

  9. patti bulge; uloke protuberance

  10. nousu

  11. maininki

  12. maaston kohouma">maaston kohouma

  13. keikari, komeljanttari

  14. herra

  15. makea, siisti

  16. mahtava

  17. hienosti, hyvin

  18. Substantiivi

swell englanniksi

  1. To become bigger, especially due to being engorged.

  2. (circa) (w), ''(w),'' Prologue,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=henry5&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl

  3. O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend
    The brightest heaven of invention,
    A kingdom for a stage, princes to act
    And monarchs to behold the swelling scene!
  4. 1914, (w), ''Snake and Sword,'' London: Longmans, Green, Chapter(nbs)5, p.(nbs)78,https://archive.org/stream/snakeswordnovel00wrenrichpage/78/mode/1up

  5. “If you drinks a drop more, Miss Lucy, you’ll just go like my pore young sister goed, (..) Pop she did not. She swole … swole and swole.”
    “You mean ‘swelled,’ Cookoo,” corrected Lucille (..)
    (..) ''I'' say she swole—and what is more she swole clean into a dropsy.”
  6. (quote-book)|year2=May 2017|pages2=67–68|pageurl2=https://books.google.com/books?id=8MTqKDAsgpwC&pg=PA68|isbn2=978-1-5011-5751-6|passage=She had overheard her Mom and Mrs. Thomas from across the street talking about someone who was allergic to stings, and Mrs. Thomas had said, "Ten seconds after it gut im, poor ole Frank was swole up like a balloon. If he hadn't had his little kit with the hyperdermic, I guess he woulda choked to death."

  7. To cause to become bigger.

  8. (ux)

  9. 1633, (w), “The Storme” in ''Poems,'' London: John Marriot, p.(nbs)57,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A69225.0001.001

  10. Mildly it wind kist our sailes, and, fresh, and sweet,
    As, to a stomack sterv’d, whose insides meete,
    Meate comes, it came; and swole our sailes, when wee
    So joyd, as ''(w)'' her swelling joy’d to see.
  11. 1687, (w), ''An Answer to Some Considerations on the Spirit of Martin Luther and the Original of the Reformation,'' Oxford, p.(nbs)12,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A26149.0001.001

  12. ’Tis low ebb sure with his Accuser, when such Peccadillos as these are put in to swell the Charge.
  13. {{quote-book|en|year=1905|author=Orczy|Baroness Emmuska Orczy

  14. 2013 June 18, (w), "Protests Widen as Brazilians Chide Leaders," ''New York Times'' (retrieved 21 June 2013):

  15. After a harsh police crackdown last week fueled anger and swelled protests, President Dilma Rousseff, a former guerrilla who was imprisoned under the dictatorship and has now become the target of pointed criticism herself, tried to appease dissenters by embracing their cause on Tuesday.
  16. To grow gradually in force or loudness.

  17. To cause to grow gradually in force or loudness.

  18. 1880, Felix Leopold Oswald, ''Summerland Sketches'' (page 57)

  19. It commenced with a slow crescendo, so irresistibly lugubrious that two of our dogs at once raised their heads and swelled their voices into a responsive tremolo, which may have been heard and appreciated by their distant relatives.
  20. To raise to arrogance; to puff up; to inflate.

  21. To be raised to arrogance.

  22. (circa) (w), ''(w),'' Act(nbs)5, Scene(nbs)1,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=henry5&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl

  23. Why, here he comes, swelling like a turkey-cock.
  24. 1814, (w), ''(w),'' Edinburgh: James Ballantyne, Volume(nbs)3, Chapter(nbs)9, p.(nbs)111,https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=chi.19932217&view=1up&seq=121

  25. (..) you swell at the sight of tartan, as the bull is said to do at scarlet.
  26. To be elated; to rise arrogantly.

  27. 1662, (w), ''To My Lord Chancellor Presented on New-Years-Day,'' London: Henry Herringman, p.(nbs)5,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A36703.0001.001

  28. In all things else above our humble fate
    Your equal mind yet swells not into state,
    But like some mountain in those happy Isles
    Where in perpetual Spring young Nature smiles,
    Your greatnesse shows:
  29. To be turgid, bombastic, or extravagant.

  30. To protuberate; to bulge out.

  31. The act of swelling; increase in size.

  32. A bulge or protuberance.

  33. Increase of power in style, or of rhetorical force.

  34. 1826, (w), ''(w)'', London: Henry Colburn, 2nd edition, Volume I, Conversation 6, p. 128,https://archive.org/details/imaginaryconver05landgoog

  35. Concentrated are his arguments, select and distinct and orderly his topics, ready and unfastidious his expressions, popular his allusions, plain his illustrations, easy the swell and subsidence of his periods (..)
  36. A long series of ocean waves, generally produced by wind, and lasting after the wind has ceased.

  37. 1883, Louis Stevenson|Robert Louis Stevenson, ''Treasure Island'', ch. 24:

  38. There was a great, smooth swell upon the sea.
  39. A gradual crescendo followed by diminuendo.

  40. (quote-book)|chapter=5

  41. A device for controlling the volume of a organ.

  42. A division in a organ, usually the largest enclosed division.

  43. A hillock or similar raised area of terrain.

  44. 1909, (w), ''The Last of the Chiefs'', ch. 2:

  45. Off on the crest of a swell a moving figure was seen now and then. "Antelope," said the hunters.
  46. An upward protrusion of strata from whose central region the beds dip quaquaversally at a low angle.

  47. A person is stylish, fancy, or elegant.

  48. (circa) Makepeace Thackeray|William Makepeace Thackeray, "The Kickleburys on the Rhine" in ''The Christmas Books of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh'':

  49. It costs him no more to wear all his ornaments about his distinguished person than to leave them at home. If you can be a swell at a cheap rate, why not?
  50. 1887, Alger|Horatio Alger, ''The Cash Boy'', ch. 9:

  51. He was dressed in a flashy style, not unlike what is popularly denominated a swell.
  52. (quote-book)

  53. A person of high social standing; an important person.

  54. 1864, Trollope|Anthony Trollope, ''The Small House at Allington'', ch. 2:

  55. "I am not in Mr Crosbie's confidence. He is in the General Committee Office, I know; and, I believe, has pretty nearly the management of the whole of it."
    "I'll tell you what he is, Bell; Mr Crosbie is a swell." And Lilian Dale was right; Mr Crosbie was a swell.
  56. 1900, (w), ''(w)'', Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood Chapter 14, p.(nbs)176,https://archive.org/details/lordjimtale00conrrich/page/176

  57. The only sensible man I came across was the cabman who drove me about. A broken-down swell he was, I fancy.
  58. 1906, Parker|Gilbert Parker, ''The Trespasser'', ch. 8:

  59. You buy a lot of Indian or halfbreed loafers with beaver-skins and rum, go to the Mount of the Burning Arrows, and these fellows dance round you and call you one of the lost race, the Mighty Men of the Kimash Hills. And they'll do that while the rum lasts. Meanwhile you get to think yourself a devil of a swell—you and the gods!
  60. 1938, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Vintage, 2002, Part Seven, Chapter 3, p. 209,https://archive.org/details/brightonrockvint00gree

  61. (..) Colleoni’s going to take over this place from you, and he’s got his lawyer. A man in London. A swell.’
  62. (c) The front brow of a bow, connected in the tree by the two bars to the cantle on the other end.

  63. (syn)

  64. Fashionable, like a swell or dandy.

  65. 1912, ''Popular Mechanics'' (page 20)

  66. We pay the express, $5 a day our new agents are making and wearing the swellest clothes besides; old agents after one season make twice as much.
  67. Excellent.

  68. 1931, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Vintage, 1972, Chapter 9, p. 176,https://archive.org/details/glasskey00dash

  69. Jeff swaggered over to Ned Beaumont, threw his left arm roughly around his shoulders, seized Ned Beaumont’s right hand with his right hand, and addressed the company jovially: “This is the swellest guy I ever skinned a knuckle on and I’ve skinned them on plenty.”
  70. 1958, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Ballantine Books, 1977, Chapter 1, p. 8,https://archive.org/details/havespacesuitwil00hein_0

  71. (..) we’re league champions in basketball and our square-dance team is state runner-up and we have a swell sock hop every Wednesday.
  72. 2012, (w), "The Space In Between", ''The New Yorker'', 10 Sep 2012:

  73. Orgasms are swell, but they are not the remedy to every injustice.
  74. Very well.

  75. 1929, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter 12,https://archive.org/details/dashiellhammettf00amar

  76. “That lousy ring wasn’t worth no grand. I did swell to get two centuries for it.”
  77. 1966, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Modern Library, 2013, Part 3, p. 251,https://books.google.ca/books?id=TH5uM_f0MRwC&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false

  78. (..) Last August, when I left The Walls, I figured I had every chance to start new. I got a job in Olathe, lived with my family, and stayed home nights. I was doing swell—”
  79. (alternative form of)

  80. (l) (gloss)