outswear

verb

out·​swear ˌau̇t-ˈswer How to pronounce outswear (audio)
outswore ˌau̇t-ˈswȯr How to pronounce outswear (audio) ; outsworn ˌau̇t-ˈswȯrn How to pronounce outswear (audio) ; outswearing

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in swearing : to use profane or obscene language more than
[General George S.] Patton, who could outswear a mule skinner, swore at all times as if he were in a stag poker game.Stephen E. Ambrose

Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outswear was in 1598

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Cite this Entry

“Outswear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outswear. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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