(noun, adjective, verb)


1. (Britain dialectal) Heavy.

2. (Britain dialectal) Top-heavy; too high.

3. (Britain dialectal) Dull; heavy; lazy; slow; reluctant; unwilling.

4. (Britain dialectal) A lazy time; a short rest during working hours (especially field labour); a siesta.


1. A swearword.


1. utter obscenities or profanities

Similar word(s): blaspheme, curse, cuss, imprecate

Definition categories: communication, express, utter, verbalise, verbalize

2. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

- Before God I swear I am innocent

Similar word(s): affirm, assert, aver, avow, swan, verify

Definition categories: communication, declare

3. promise solemnly; take an oath

Definition categories: communication, vow

4. make a deposition; declare under oath

Similar word(s): depone, depose

Definition categories: communication, declare

5. have faith or confidence in

Similar word(s): bank, bet, calculate, count, depend, look, reckon, rely

Definition categories: cognition, trust