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cuss

cuss

 
 
pronunciation:
kuhs
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: cussed, cusses, cussing
definition: (informal) to swear or curse.
She cusses like a sailor.
similar words:
curse, swear
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: (informal) to exhibit strong disapproval of, esp. by swearing (often fol. by out).
The architect cussed out her employees.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) an unpleasant or eccentric person or animal.
My landlord is an ornery cuss.