noun \ˈtəsh\

Definition of TUSH

:  a long pointed tooth; especially :  a horse's canine

Origin of TUSH

Middle English tusch, from Old English tūsc; akin to OldFrisian tusk tooth, Old English tōth tooth
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Dentistry Terms

bridge, crown



Definition of TUSH

—used to express disdain or reproach

Origin of TUSH

Middle English tussch
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with TUSH


noun \ˈtsh\

Definition of TUSH

:  buttocks

Origin of TUSH

perhaps modification of Yiddish tokhes, from Hebrew taḥath under, beneath
First Known Use: 1970


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