cussword

[kuhs-wurd]

noun Informal.


Origin of cussword

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; cuss + word
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Examples from the Web for cussword

Historical Examples of cussword

  • 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