cuss


1cuss

noun \ˈkəs\

Definition of CUSS

1
a :  curse 1
b :  curse 2
2
:  fellow 4c

Examples of CUSS

  1. <a man who has never uttered a single cuss>

Origin of CUSS

alteration of curse
First Known Use: 1771

Rhymes with CUSS

2cuss

verb

: to use offensive words when you speak

Full Definition of CUSS

transitive verb
:  curse —often used with out <got cussed out by his boss>
intransitive verb
:  curse
cuss·er noun

Examples of CUSS

  1. She started to yell and cuss as soon as she saw him.
  2. <the little girl clapped her hands over her ears when her brother started cussing>

First Known Use of CUSS

1768

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