Firstly heard in “Mad Men”, swell is a fancy joyful word.

1. swell
From ye olde English, “‘Tis well.” Very popular in chatty movies of the 1930s, began to be used sarcastically in the ’40s. Nowadays, totally passe.
2. swell
Fantastic, great, wonderful etc.

Source: Urban Dictionary


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