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cuss

 (kŭs) Informal
intr. & tr.v. cussed, cuss·ing, cuss·es
To curse or curse at.
n.
1. A curse.
2. A stubborn or annoying person or animal.

[Alteration of curse.]

cuss

(kʌs)
n
1. a curse; oath
2. a person or animal, esp an annoying one
vb
another word for curse8, curse9

cuss

(kʌs)
Informal.
v.i.
1. to use profanity; curse; swear.
v.t.
2. to swear at; curse.
n.
3. a profane or obscene word; curse.
4. a person or animal: a strange old cuss.
[1765–75, Amer.; variant of curse]
cuss′er, n.

cuss


Past participle: cussed
Gerund: cussing

Imperative
cuss
cuss
Present
I cuss
you cuss
he/she/it cusses
we cuss
you cuss
they cuss
Preterite
I cussed
you cussed
he/she/it cussed
we cussed
you cussed
they cussed
Present Continuous
I am cussing
you are cussing
he/she/it is cussing
we are cussing
you are cussing
they are cussing
Present Perfect
I have cussed
you have cussed
he/she/it has cussed
we have cussed
you have cussed
they have cussed
Past Continuous
I was cussing
you were cussing
he/she/it was cussing
we were cussing
you were cussing
they were cussing
Past Perfect
I had cussed
you had cussed
he/she/it had cussed
we had cussed
you had cussed
they had cussed
Future
I will cuss
you will cuss
he/she/it will cuss
we will cuss
you will cuss
they will cuss
Future Perfect
I will have cussed
you will have cussed
he/she/it will have cussed
we will have cussed
you will have cussed
they will have cussed
Future Continuous
I will be cussing
you will be cussing
he/she/it will be cussing
we will be cussing
you will be cussing
they will be cussing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cussing
you have been cussing
he/she/it has been cussing
we have been cussing
you have been cussing
they have been cussing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cussing
you will have been cussing
he/she/it will have been cussing
we will have been cussing
you will have been cussing
they will have been cussing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cussing
you had been cussing
he/she/it had been cussing
we had been cussing
you had been cussing
they had been cussing
Conditional
I would cuss
you would cuss
he/she/it would cuss
we would cuss
you would cuss
they would cuss
Past Conditional
I would have cussed
you would have cussed
he/she/it would have cussed
we would have cussed
you would have cussed
they would have cussed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cuss - a persistently annoying personcuss - a persistently annoying person  
nudnick, nudnik - (Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest
persecutor, tormenter, tormentor - someone who torments
2.cuss - a boy or mancuss - a boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"; "he's a good bloke"
male person, male - a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
dog - informal term for a man; "you lucky dog"
3.cuss - profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or angercuss - profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"
profanity - vulgar or irreverent speech or action
Verb1.cuss - utter obscenities or profanitiescuss - utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"
blaspheme - speak of in an irreverent or impious manner; "blaspheme God"
give tongue to, utter, express, verbalise, verbalize - articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"

cuss

verb
1. Informal. To invoke evil or injury upon:
Archaic: execrate, maledict.
2. Informal. To use profane or obscene language:
noun
Informal. A profane or obscene term:
Translations

cuss

[kʌs]
A. N (US) → tipo m, tío m
B. VT & VI = curse C

cuss

[ˈkʌs] vi (= curse) → jurer, sacrer
to cuss at sth/sb → jurer contre qn/qch

cuss

(inf)
n
(= person)Kauz m (inf)
he’s not worth a (tinker’s) cussder ist keinen roten Heller wert (inf); he doesn’t care a (tinker’s) cuss (about it)das ist ihm völlig Wurst (inf)or schnuppe (inf)
(= oath)Fluch m
vifluchen; to cuss and swearschimpfen und fluchen

cuss

[kʌs] (fam)
1. n
a. (oath) → bestemmia
b. (person) → tipo/a palloso/a
2. vibestemmiare
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When they act up, he cusses them out a little if they need it - but always gently, quietly.