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Noun: cuss  kús
Usage: informal
  1. Profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    - curse, curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, cussword [N. Amer, informal]
  2. A persistently annoying person
    - pest, blighter [Brit, informal], pesterer, gadfly
  3. A boy or man
    "he's a likable cuss"; "you lucky cuss";
    - chap [Brit, informal], fellow, feller [non-standard], fella [informal], lad [informal], gent [informal], blighter [Brit, informal], bloke [Brit, informal], boyo [UK, Ireland], bucko [informal], dog [informal]
Verb: cuss  kús
Usage: informal
  1. Utter obscenities or profanities
    "The drunken men were cussing loudly in the street";
    - curse, blaspheme, swear, imprecate, eff [Brit, informal], eff and blind [Brit]

Derived forms: cussed, cusses, cussing

Type of: express, give tongue to, male, male person, persecutor, profanity, tormenter, tormentor, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Encyclopedia: Cuss