Definition of swift

Definition of swift
  1. swift Adjective fast; quick; rapid.
  2. swift Adjective Capable of moving at high speeds.
  3. swift Noun The current of a stream.
  4. swift Noun A small plain-colored bird (of the family Micropodidæ) that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight. Common European swift: Cypselus, ? Micropus, apus. The common American, or chimney, swift: Chætura pelagica. The Australian swift: Chætura caudacuta. The European Alpine swift: Cypselus melba. The common Indian swift: Cypselus affinis.
  5. swift Noun A western fence lizard, swift, blue-belly, Sceloporus occidentalis -- (common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks)
  6. swift Noun The ghost moth.
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