swift

  1. moving very fast

    Synonyms : fleet
    Examples :
    • a swift current
    • swift flight of an arrow
    • a swift runner
  2. common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks

    Synonyms : blue-belly, sceloporus occidentalis, western fence lizard
    Type Of : fence lizard
  3. United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)

    Synonyms : gustavus franklin swift
  4. an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)

    Synonyms : dean swift, jonathan swift
  5. a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight

    Type Of : apodiform bird