cussword

noun cuss·word \ ˈkəs-ˌwərd \

Definition of cussword

2 : a term of abuse : a derogatory term

Examples of cussword in a Sentence

  1. was reprimanded for teaching his little brother cusswords

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First Known Use of cussword

1863

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of cussword for English Language Learners

  • : an offensive word that people say when they are angry


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