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Swatch means in general - to have a brief look.

Girls have been using that word lately as an expression for testing make up products. So, when someone buys some new make up, they swatch it - try it out, put on one time on their face, eyes, lips.

Usually that means, either they put some product directly on their face or they try out the colors on their wrists, hands. Then, take a photo of it and post it on blog or in Youtube video for others to see how that color stays on skin.
These are the the swatches of the Elf Beauty School Eye shadow I bought for $5.00.

I swatched almost all of these colors with a very thin base of Too Faced Shadow Insurance just so they’d stick better.
by alguna July 27, 2011
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Referring to women who are sexually or romantically attracted to other women. Applies to both lesbians and bisexual women, as it is only the same-sex attraction that matters, not any other attractions the women may have.

Originates from the Greek poet Sappho, a bisexual woman from the Isle of Lesbos, from which we get the term lesbian.
The sapphic women greatly enjoyed each others company.
by whatisdead June 25, 2015
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vb; To have a brief look at.
Chiefly Glaswegian Scots
Gie us a swatch of yer fanny!
by Keith February 05, 2005
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A word that is substituted in place of another word (name, person, verb, noun, etc.) that is meant to hold underlying connotations.
I swatched your mom last night.

Look at that swatch, what a dirty swatch.

I just took a swatch today, what did you do, Swatch?
by Swatchbuckler. October 20, 2011
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swatch, ie ( give us a swatch ) give me a shot. To use for ones general purpose
could I have a shot of your phone.
give us a swatch of yer phone.
by handjobs4crak January 16, 2012
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It's when MrKeego brain melts and he tried to say Switch/Swap.

Swatch is a combined word of Switch and Swap if you wanne say it fast and forgot either of the words.
Hey can you swatch with Dennis today? He's sick and you are availabel to take his place.
by Dutch_Instinct February 02, 2021
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