swede

Part of speech: noun

A native or naturalized inhabitant of Sweden.

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Usage examples "swede":

  1. Mr. Dill said he wasn'tsure, Mr. Dill said he wasn'ta bit sure, Mr. Dill said it was really all a mystery to him, but two things he could swear to, an' one of those was as this man is a full head taller than Jathrop an' the other was as he's a Swede, so I guess it's pretty safe not to be him." - "Susan Clegg and a Man in the House", Anne Warner.
  2. This time she was accompanied by her third husband, Baron Cederstrom, a very fine- looking Swede whose family we knew well in Sweden. - "The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912", Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone.
  3. Among them were also some few Fins and even a Swede, or at least one who, according to his own statement in broken Swedish, had formerly served in the King's Guard at Stockholm. - "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II", A.E. Nordenskieold.