Wednesday, December 3, 2008


v. blas·phemed, blas·phem·ing, blas·phemes
1. To speak of (God or a sacred entity) in an irreverent, impious manner.
2. To revile; execrate.
3. To leave fellow worshipers for an "early getaway".
4. Harry Papadimitriou.
To speak blasphemy.

[Middle English blasfemen, from Old French blasfemer, from Late Latin blasphemare, from Greek blasphemein, from blasphemos, evil-speaking, blasphemous; see bha-2 in Indo-European roots.]

blas·phemer -n.

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