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cussword

[ kuhs-wurd ]
/ ˈkʌsˌwɜrd /
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noun Informal.
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Origin of cussword

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; cuss + word
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How to use cussword in a sentence

  • 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
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