Associations to the word «Swearing»


SWEARING, verb. Present participle of swear
SWEARING, noun. The act of swearing, or making an oath.
SWEARING IN, verb. Present participle of swear in

Dictionary definition

SWEARING, noun. Profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted".
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.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope