Definition of Sweer

1. Adjective. (context: UK dialectal) Heavy. ¹



2. Adjective. (context: UK dialectal) Dull; indolent; lazy. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: UK dialectal) Reluctant; unwilling; disinclined. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sweer

1. lazy [adj] - See also: lazy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweer

sweeping
sweeping day
sweepingly
sweepingness
sweepingnesses
sweepings
sweeplike
sweeps
sweeps stunt
sweeps stunts
sweepstake
sweepstakes
sweepwasher
sweepwashers
sweepy
sweer (current term)
sweered
sweert
swees
sweese
sweet
sweet-and-sour sauce
sweet-and-sour sauces
sweet-birch oil
sweet-faced
sweet-potato ring rot
sweet-potato whitefly
sweet-scented
sweet-scented geranium
sweet-shop

Literary usage of Sweer

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

1. Early Records of the City and County of Albany, and Colony of by Albany County (N.Y.), Albany Co., N.Y., Jonathan Pearson, Arnold Johan Ferdinand Van Laer (1869)
"... sweer Theunisse [Van Velsen],i husbandman, dwelling in the Colonie Rensselaerswyck, who acknowledges that he is well and truly indebted to Geertruyt ..."

2. Early Records of the City and County of Albany and Colony of Resselaerswyck by Albany County (N.Y.), Jonathan Pearson, Arnold Johan Ferdinand Van Laer (1918)
"Becker Johannes Provoost Settlement of accounts of Maerten Jansen and sweer Teunissen van Velsen with bond of Maerten Jansen [475 blank; ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"He wis sweer ti gan.'' " The beast wis deed sweers ti move." " Yet sweer is she to don the dress That's fitting for a bride." Robert White, Lady Jean. 1842. ..."

4. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"Thou art as young a man as I, And seem to be as sweer. Ballad of Robin Hood. ... sweer in the bed, and sweer up in the morning's, no a good house-wife. ..."

5. Early Records of the City and County of Albany, and Colony of by Albany County (N.Y.), Albany Co., N.Y., Jonathan Pearson, Arnold Johan Ferdinand Van Laer (1869)
"... sweer Theunisse [Van Velsen],i husbandman, dwelling in the Colonie Rensselaerswyck, who acknowledges that he is well and truly indebted to Geertruyt ..."

6. Early Records of the City and County of Albany and Colony of Resselaerswyck by Albany County (N.Y.), Jonathan Pearson, Arnold Johan Ferdinand Van Laer (1918)
"Becker Johannes Provoost Settlement of accounts of Maerten Jansen and sweer Teunissen van Velsen with bond of Maerten Jansen [475 blank; ..."

7. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"He wis sweer ti gan.'' " The beast wis deed sweers ti move." " Yet sweer is she to don the dress That's fitting for a bride." Robert White, Lady Jean. 1842. ..."

8. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"Thou art as young a man as I, And seem to be as sweer. Ballad of Robin Hood. ... sweer in the bed, and sweer up in the morning's, no a good house-wife. ..."

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