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cussword

[kuhs-wurd]
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noun Informal.
  1. curse word.
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Origin of cussword

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; cuss + word
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Related Words

blasphemyobscenityexpletivecursecussword

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Historical Examples

  • Don't you go to gettin' scared stiff, though; for the first cussword he lets go of I'll chuck a chair at him.

    Torchy

    Sewell Ford