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  • n. One who swears.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who swears; one who calls God to witness for the truth of his declaration.
  • n. A profane person; one who uses profane language.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who swears, in any sense; one who utters or takes an oath.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who uses profanity
  • n. someone who takes a solemn oath


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  • Besides, it is a melancholy fact that women rather like being sworn at than otherwise, provided that the swearer is the man whom they are attached to.


  • I hear all the time that it shows a lack of intelligence because the "swearer" simply does not have vocabulary large enough to utilize.

    Megan Fox has something to say about peer pressure

  • He and host Jimmy Pardo riffed on a wide range of topics, such as the world's obsession with his relationship with Jay Leno, how O'Brien's propensity for made-up words might affect his children, and why he's an ineffective swearer.

    WATCH: Conan O'Brien Jokes About Life, Career & His Beard On 'Never Not Funny'

  • If the golfer cannot give a straightforward answer to a simple question about his future plans, then why should anyone be inclined to give him the benefit of the doubt when he seeks to portray himself as a re-affirmed Buddhist, a born‑again former club thrower, a reformed swearer or, to use his own formulation, a better husband, a better father, a better man?

    Forget the PR blather, Tiger Woods must give us reasons to believe

  • Like profanity, stylistic restrictions are far more effective when used sparingly than constantly; who pays attention to the profanity of a constant swearer?

    Author! Author! » 2010 » August

  • He was a screamer, a swearer, and he threw things, anything he happened to be holding.


  • When a Russky NEWSWEEK team visited the village recently, the most notorious swearer in the village — a woman named Taska Cherkashina — had no hesitation telling them that there was "some real s-- t going on here."

    Swearing Up a Storm

  • The ever-so-humble sounding Tim Dowse could do a good pantomime Uriah Heep, contrasting well against the super-smug swearer Sir Christopher Meyer, known primarily for the comment in his memoirs on the tightness of Tony Blair's trousers in Washington.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • She was well educated, but a roundabout writer, and rather a hard swearer and coarse talker.

    A Child's History of England

  • By this it appears that an oath taken according to any other form, or rite, than his that sweareth is in vain and no oath, and that there is no swearing by anything which the swearer thinks not



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