outswear

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

out- +‎ swear

Verb[edit]

outswear (third-person singular simple present outswears, present participle outswearing, simple past outswore, past participle outsworn)

  1. (transitive) To swear (use vulgar or profane language) more frequently or powerfully than.
    • 1998, Jane Resh Thomas, Behind the mask: the life of Queen Elizabeth I
      When she was not speaking honeyed words, she used earthy language, outswearing the men around her.

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