cuss

Definitions of cuss
  1. verb
    utter obscenities or profanities
    synonyms: blaspheme, curse, imprecate, swear
    blaspheme
    speak of in an irreverent or impious manner
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    type of:
    express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize
    articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
  2. noun
    profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    synonyms: curse, curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword
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    type of:
    profanity
    vulgar or irreverent speech or action
  3. noun
    a persistently annoying person
    synonyms: blighter, gadfly, pest, pesterer
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    types:
    nudnick, nudnik
    (Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest
    type of:
    persecutor, tormenter, tormentor
    someone who torments
  4. noun
    a boy or man
    “he's a likable cuss
    synonyms: blighter, bloke, chap, fella, feller, fellow, gent, lad
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    types:
    dog
    informal term for a man
    type of:
    male, male person
    a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
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