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English noun: cuss

1. cuss (person) a persistently annoying person

Synonymsblighter, gadfly, pest, pesterer

Broader (hypernym)persecutor, tormenter, tormentor

Narrower (hyponym)nudnick, nudnik

2. cuss (person) a boy or man

SamplesThat chap is your host.
There's a fellow at the door.
He's a likable cuss.
He's a good bloke.

Synonymsblighter, bloke, chap, fella, feller, fellow, gent, lad

Broader (hypernym)male, male person

Narrower (hyponym)dog

3. cuss (communication) profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger

SamplesExpletives were deleted.

Synonymscurse, curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword

Broader (hypernym)profanity

English verb: cuss

1. cuss (communication) utter obscenities or profanities

SamplesThe drunken men were cursing loudly in the street.

Synonymsblaspheme, curse, imprecate, swear

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize

Verb groupblaspheme

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