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1) The new generation's alternative word for "cool".

The new generation originally used swag to describe anyone thought to carry themselves in a way considered by some to be sexy / cool.
Note: considered to be retarded by many others.

Now it is used to describe anything thought to be cool, initiating the irk of previous generations and members of the new generation that disagree with new words.

A similar upset arose with "Groovy" v "cool". Groovy disappeared from the majority of vocabularies within 10 years, foreshadowing the fate of swag.

2) Said previous generations acronym to make fun of the new phenomenon. S.W.A.G "Secretly We Are Gay"
"That guy's got swag"

"I have 10x more swag than you do"

"I just fell down, lol. Swag."

"Crush, kill, destroy, swag."
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SWAG stands for Stuff We All Get, typically when attending an expo or trade show. You get SWAG when people at booths hand out free stuff like pens, prizes, etc.
Look at all of this SWAG!
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A word that was extremely overused from late 2010 to early 2012, and is now nothing more than a joke. The word "swag" once had many meanings, such as "Stuff we all get", "Scientific wild ass guess", and even just "stolen goods". The term was eventually used as ghetto slang for "swagger", and just like all ghetto slang, it caught on as a term used by preppy teenfags and douchebags alike. The overuse of the word annoyed a lot of internet users and eventually spawned a popular meme that spread though Facebook claiming that swag really is "a 60's acronym thought up by closet homosexuals standing for "secretly we are gay" ", and even though that is a load of bullshit, it actually got the sheeple of Facebook to stop using the term.

This day in age, saying swag in a non-sarcastic way in public will probably just end up getting your ass beat, as it is no longer "in style", even for preppy teenfags. The term is still used by internet trolls, and as a joke, but that's about it.
1841: "How about we split this swag up evenly?"
1996: "Do you want some free swag and a brochure?"
2011: "You're just jealous cuz I got swag."
2015: "Who the fuck even says swag anymore?"
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A slang word originating from Shakespeare's use of the word "swaggering" in "A Midsummer Night's Dream." It is not used in the same manner, but that's the first time it appears in the English language.

It was not created by the Scottish, by men in the United States to express their sexuality, by Jay Z (lol yes, people actually say this stuff), the unintelligent, by teenagers, or younger children. The word "swagger" was made by Scandanavians as early as the 1530s, but Shakespeare's use of the word gave it a new meaning (as early as 1590).

Many hate this word because they believe that black rappers made it, and so many people use it so often. It compels them to get on the internet with the sole purpose of bashing others for using the word.

It's very sad how so many people who insult others for using this word don't understand the word's origin, nor the basics of any language... As time passes, languages evolve.

If you think I'm wrong, use the internet to learn something. Do your own research, don't take my word for it.
"What hempen home-spuns have we swaggering here, / So near the cradle of the fairy queen?"

swaggering now: shut the door, I pray you. King Henry IV, part II: II, iv

swaggering accent sharply twanged off, gives manhood Twelfth Night: III, iv

Keeps wassail, and the swaggering up-spring reels; Hamlet: I, iv

He, 'no swaggering companions.' there comes none King Henry IV, part II: II, iv

Hang him, swaggering rascal! let him not come King Henry IV, part II: II, iv

By swaggering could I never thrive, Twelfth Night: V, i

swaggering, by my troth; I am the worse, when one King Henry IV, part II: II, iv
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Traditional Australian camp bed. Highlighted in "Waltzing Matilda" by Banjo Paterson.
Friend: Hey lets go camping
Me: Sure, I'll grab my swag.
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a military acronym meaning scientific wild-ass guess
i took a SWAG at it and i say it's about 200 yards away.
by luv4gunz June 13, 2007
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