sweer

adjective

ˈswēr,
ˈswi(ə)r
1
Scottish & dialectal, England : slow, indolent
2
Scottish & dialectal, England : reluctant, loath

Word History

Etymology

Middle English swer, swere, from Old English swǣr, swǣre, literally, heavy

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“Sweer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweer. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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