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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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