sword swallower

/ˈsɔd swɒloʊə/ (say 'sawd swolohuh)

1. a performer who creates the illusion of passing a sword blade through his or her mouth and down the oesophagus.
2. Colloquial (taboo) a person who performs fellatio on a man.
sword swallowing, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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