cuss definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To curse or curse at.
    • To curse or curse at.
  • noun:
    • A curse.
    • An odd or perverse individual or animal.
    • A curse: made use of both in the appropriate good sense, as an imprecation, and (as equivalent to curse) as emblematic of worthlessness: see curse, curse.
    • [a certain utilization of the preceding, but possibly partly of customer, somewhat similarly used.] A fellow; a perverse or refractory person: a broad term of contempt or reproach (sometimes very slight or jocose): often with an epithet: as, a hard cuss; a mean cuss; just a little cuss.
    • a boy or guy
    • profane or obscene phrase typically of shock or anger
    • a persistently irritating person
    • A curse.
    • An odd or perverse person or creature.
    • A curse: made use of in both the appropriate sense, as an imprecation, and (as equal to curse) as emblematic of worthlessness: see curse, curse.
    • [A particular use of the preceding, but possibly in part related to client, notably likewise made use of.] A fellow; a perverse or refractory individual: a broad term of contempt or reproach (occasionally very slight or jocose): typically with an epithet: as, a tough cuss; a mean cuss; somewhat cuss.
    • a boy or man
    • profane or obscene appearance usually of surprise or fury
    • a persistently annoying person
  • verb:
    • To use cursing, to use bad language, to talk profanely.
    • utter obscenities or profanities
    • to utilize cursing, to use bad language, to talk profanely.
    • utter obscenities or profanities
  • others:
    • To curse; swear at.
    • To curse; swear; usage profane language.
    • An obsolete variation of kiss. Chaucer.
    • To curse; swear at.
    • To curse; swear; use profane language.
    • An obsolete variation of kiss. Chaucer.

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