What does swearing mean?

Definitions for swearing
swear·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word swearing.

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. Vikrant Parsai:

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

  2. Chris Swallow:

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

  3. Socialist Party:

    The logical, sane and democratic step is for the National Assembly's leadership to revoke the swearing-in of these lawmakers.

  4. White House:

    I've known her for many, many years -- got to see her just a few weeks ago here at the swearing-in of Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

  5. Supreme Court:

    It is concluded that the swearing-in as governor by Hon. Pedro R. Pierluisi Urrutia, named secretary of state in recess, is unconstitutional.

Images & Illustrations of swearing

  1. swearingswearingswearingswearingswearing

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