I swear

Definition of I swear

1 used to stress that one is being absolutely honest
  • I didn't do anything wrong. I swear.
2 informal used for emphasis
  • I swear, every time I see her she's got a new boyfriend.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : the 9th letter of the English alphabet

  2. : a graphic representation of this letter

  3. : a speech counterpart of orthographic i

  1. imaginary unit

  1. : the one who is speaking or writing — compare me, mine, my, we

  1. : someone aware of possessing a personal individuality : self

  1. iodine

  1. used as a connective vowel to join word elements especially of Latin origin

swear play
  1. : to utter or take solemnly (an oath)

  2. : to assert as true or promise under oath

  3. : to assert or promise emphatically or earnestly

  1. : oath, swear word


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