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Definition of Swoop


  1. To fall on at once and seize; to catch while on the wing; as, a hawk swoops a chicken.
  2. To seize; to catch up; to take with a sweep.
  3. To descend with closed wings from a height upon prey, as a hawk; to swoop.
  4. To pass with pomp; to sweep.
  5. A falling on and seizing, as the prey of a rapacious bird; the act of swooping.

Swoop Translations

swoop in German is schnappen