swerved, past participle; swerves, 3rd person singular present; swerving, present participle; swerved, past tense;
Change or cause to change direction abruptly
a car swerved around a corner
he swerved the truck, narrowly missing a teenager on a skateboard
An abrupt change of direction
do not make sudden swerves, particularly around parked vehicles
the act of turning aside suddenly
turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"
yaw: an erratic deflection from an intended course
Swerve, by the Coca-Cola Company, was a flavored and vitamin-fortified dairy drink introduced in 2003. It contained 51% skim milk, was sweetened by a blend of sugar and sucralose, and provided 30% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of Vitamins A, C & D and Calcium. ...
OutWords is a Canadian magazine, published in Winnipeg, Manitoba for the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. ...
Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable amount of slang, in-references, and jargon. Much of it stems from the industry's origins in the days of carnivals and circuses, and the slang itself is often referred to as "carny talk. ...
Swerve is the name given to several fictional characters in the Transformers universes. Swerve is always depicted as an Autobot land vehicle with red color. ...
To stray; to wander; to rope; To go out of a straight line; to deflect; To wander from any line prescribed, or from a rule or duty; to depart from what is established by law, duty, custom, or the like; to deviate; To bend; to incline; To climb or move upward by winding or turning; To turn aside ...
(Swerved) a state of intoxication from alcohol
(Swerved) As implied, this term is used when a horse changes course suddenly, either inward or outward.
Swerve has three definitions in the wrestling business. It can be a prank a pro wrestler plays on another worker. It is also used to describe a false report leaked to the press by a wrestler or a promoter. ...
By striking the cue ball down and to the left or the right of centre, the natural path of the ball will be somewhat curved. This is used by players when attempt to get around balls that are only slightly obstructing the line to the ball on.
a sudden change in the direction of a storyline to surprise the fans. Usually, but not always, it involves one wrestler turning on an ally, often to join someone who had been a mutual enemy to that point. These swerves almost always lead to the start of a new feud between the former friends. ...
when an angle seems to be building towards a certain payoff but takes a surprising and different direction.
When a company goes to all efforts to make fans (or the net) believe something has happened/is going to happen and then changes the direction of the angle.
An unplanned or sudden change in the angle of a storyline; most commonly recognized by a wrestler turning on a friend of his.
(noun) Something incorporated into an angle or storyline that is designed to throw off the "smart" fans.
A sudden, unexpected plot twist. Many of the most shocking swerves in wrestling have involved wrestlers turning on their allies, shoe-in fan favorites losing to unexpected opponents, or alliances formed between wrestlers who appeared to be enemies. ...
(swerv) n., Drunkenness. “I’ve gotta get my swerve on.” As verb, past part., swerved. “That guy is hella swerved, don’t let him drive.” [Etym., 90’s youth]
A shot played with extreme spin causing the cue ball's trajectory to be curved. Mainly used to escape from difficult snookers.
1. A joke that one wrestler does to another. 2. A false report that a wrestler or promoter leaks to the press. 3. When a finish of a match is changed so that all of the industry insiders are left shocked.
1. An unintentional and often imperceptible curve imparted to a cue ball from the use of english without a level cue. 2. Sometimes used interchangeably with semi-masse.
n. their so-called new move [that they never revealed]; not avoiding a moose :)
to change direction suddenly
This is fairly obvious, but a swerve is to lead someone in the wrong direction. He tried to swerve me on the agreement would mean he tried to mislead me.