Textual thesaurus for "swell"

(adj) great, groovy, neat, nifty, peachy, not bad, bang-up, keen, bully, dandy, corking, cracking, slap-up, smashing

very good

he did a bully job; a neat sports car; had a great time at the party; you look simply smashing

(noun) crestless wave

the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea

(noun) dandy, dude, clotheshorse, fashion plate, gallant, fop, sheik, beau

a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

(verb) intumesce, tumefy, tumesce, swell up

expand abnormally

The bellies of the starving children are swelling

(verb) well

come up, as of a liquid

Tears well in her eyes; the currents well up

(verb) puff up

become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger

The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son

(verb) well up

come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)

Strong emotions welled up; Smoke swelled from it