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intr. & tr.v. cussed, cuss·ing, cuss·es
To curse or curse at.
1. A curse.
2. A stubborn or annoying person or animal.
[Alteration of curse.]
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1. a curse; oath
2. a person or animal, esp an annoying one
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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]
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Past participle: cussed
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|Noun||1.||cuss - a persistently annoying person|
|2.||cuss - 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"|
dog - informal term for a man; "you lucky dog"
|3.||cuss - profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"|
profanity - vulgar or irreverent speech or action
|Verb||1.||cuss - utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"|
blaspheme - speak of in an irreverent or impious manner; "blaspheme God"
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1. Informal. To invoke evil or injury upon:
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(= person) → Kauz m (inf)
he’s not worth a (tinker’s) cuss → der 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
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