Definition of Outswear

1. v. t. To exceed in swearing.



Definition of Outswear

1. Verb. (transitive) To swear (use vulgar or profane language) more frequently or powerfully than. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outswear

1. to surpass in swearing [v -SWORE or -SWARE, -SWORN, -SWEARING, -SWEARS] - See also: swearing

Lexicographical Neighbors of Outswear

outstunts
outsuffer
outsuffered
outsuffering
outsuffers
outsulk
outsulked
outsulking
outsulks
outsum
outsummed
outsums
outsung
outswam
outsware
outswear (current term)
outswearing
outswears
outsweep
outsweeping
outsweeps
outsweeten
outsweetened
outsweetening
outsweetens
outswell
outswelled
outswelling
outswells
outswept

Literary usage of Outswear

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1916)
"We shall have old swearing '' That they did give the rings away to men; But we '11 outface them, and outswear them too. [Aloud] Away! make haste: thou ..."

2. Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand (1906)
"... we 'll outface them, and outswear them too, SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, iv, 2 Overrunning, We may outrun By violent swiftness that which we run at, ..."

3. The Graphic History of the British Empire by Collier, William Francis, Walter Scott Dalgleish (1891)
"... the thane's, to four times that of the ceorl. A man's wer-gild settled the value of his oath. A thane could outswear half-a-dozen churls; an earl could ..."

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