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cuss

play
noun \ˈkəs\

Definition of cuss

  1. 1a :  curse 1b :  curse 2

  2. 2 :  fellow 4c

Examples of cuss in a Sentence

  1. a man who has never uttered a single cuss

Origin and Etymology of cuss

alteration of curse


First Known Use: 1771


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cuss

verb

Definition of cuss

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  curse —often used with out got cussed out by his boss

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  curse

cusser

noun

Examples of cuss in a Sentence

  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

1768

First Known Use of cuss

1768



CUSS Defined for English Language Learners

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cuss

verb

Definition of cuss for English Language Learners

  • : to use offensive words when you speak


CUSS Defined for Kids

cuss

play
verb \ˈkəs\

Definition of cuss for Students

cussed

;

cussing

  1. :  swear 1



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