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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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