SWAG

Scientific Wild Ass Guess, SoftWare And Giveaways, Stuff We All Get

(pronounced: swag)

It refers to someone making a guess at something, for example you may hear "Take a SWAG at it." This acronym originally stood for "SoftWare And Giveaways" and was used extensively throughout computer companies to refer to tchotchkes, until the marketing industry later adopted it. Now SWAG has morphed to generally mean "Stuff We All Get" and morphed even further to describe a person who is cool or enviable, as in someone can "have swag."

It’s an acronym used in texting, online chat, instant messaging, email, blogs, newsgroups and social media postings.

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See also : tchotchkes  POTATO  BHIMBGO  YABA  QL  
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