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Definition 1: profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where cuss or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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Synonyms for cuss in the sense of this definition

(cuss is a kind of ...) vulgar or irreverent speech or action

Definition 2: a persistently annoying person - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for cuss in the sense of this definition

(cuss is a kind of ...) someone who torments

(... is a kind of cuss ) (Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest

Definition 3: a boy or man - [noun denoting person]

Samples where cuss or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • that chap is your host
  • there's a fellow at the door
  • he's a likable cuss
  • he's a good bloke

Synonyms for cuss in the sense of this definition

(cuss is a kind of ...) a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies

(... is a kind of cuss ) informal term for a man

"you lucky dog"

Definition 4: utter obscenities or profanities - [verb of communication]

Samples where cuss or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street

Synonyms for cuss in the sense of this definition

(cuss is a kind of ...) articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise

"She expressed her anger" "He uttered a curse"

(cuss has a similar meaning as ...) speak of in an irreverent or impious manner

"blaspheme God"

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