What does swearing mean?

Definitions for swearing
swear·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. curse, curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, cuss(noun)

    profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger

    "expletives were deleted"

  2. oath, swearing(noun)

    a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swearing

    of Swear

  2. Swearing

    a. & n. from Swear, v

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. swearing

    A vulgar and most irrational vice, which happily is fast going out. Habitual swearing was usually typical of a bad officer. It may have originated in the custom too often demanded by law, of solemn asseverations on frivolous subjects.

How to pronounce swearing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say swearing in sign language?

  1. swearing

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swearing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swearing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of swearing in a Sentence

  1. Chris Swallow:

    We then discovered that she had a bit of a foul mouth and kept swearing, much to our amusement.

  2. Michael Wood:

    It may be controversial but only if you simply extract the swearing and drugs and stuff from the context, it could well be that it's not so controversial.

  3. Abraham Lincoln:

    I do the very best I know howthe very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me wont amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.

  4. George Washington:

    The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it.

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    Don’t trust a swearing man and a weeping woman.

Images & Illustrations of swearing

  1. swearingswearingswearingswearingswearing

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