- vt. 猛击；偷窃；刷…卡
- n. 猛击；尖刻的话
- vi. 猛打；大口喝酒
1、sweep + wipe.
2. sweep => swipe: 打扫、打扫不就含有“打”字吗？所以很显然与“打”有关、打扫的动作本身就含有“打”的感觉。通过拍打物体、把其上的灰尘卷走。
可能来自 sweep 拼写变体，引申词义重击，猛打，以及刷磁卡，刷信用卡等。
- swipe: see sweep
- swipe (v.)
- 1825, "strike with a sweeping motion," from swipe (n.). The slang sense of "steal, pilfer" appeared 1885, American English; earliest use in prison jargon:
The blokes in the next cell, little Charley Ames and the Sheeney Kid, they was hot to try it, and swiped enough shoe-lining out of shop No. 5, where they worked, to make us all breeches to the stripes. ["Lippincott's Magazine," vol. 35, June 1885]
Meaning "run a credit card" is 1990s. Related: Swiped; swiper; swiping.
- swipe (n.)
- 1807, "a driving stroke made with the arms in full swing," perhaps a dialectal variant of sweep (n.), or in part from obsolete swip "a stroke, blow" (c. 1200), from Proto-Germanic *swip-, related to Old English swipu "a stick, whip; chastisement." Other possible sources or influences are Middle English swope "to sweep with broad movements" (in reference to brooms, swords, etc.), from Old English swapan; obsolete swaip "stroke, blow;" or obsolete swape "oar, pole."
- 1. He took a swipe at Andrew that deposited him on the floor.
- 2. Swipe your card through the phone, then dial.
- 3. Access to the building is by swipe card only.
- 4. The article takes a side swipe at the teachers.
- 5. She took a playful swipe at her brother.
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