tush

1
[ tuhsh ]
/ tʌʃ /

interjection

(used as an exclamation of impatience, disdain, contempt, etc.)

noun

an exclamation of “tush!”

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Origin of tush

1
late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

Definition for tush (2 of 3)

tush2
[ tuhsh ]
/ tʌʃ /

noun

one of the four canine teeth of the horse.
a small tusk present in some female Asian elephants: tushes are barely visible and may be seen only when the elephant’s mouth is open.

Origin of tush

2
First recorded before 900; Middle English tush, tosh, tusche, Old English tūsc; see origin at tusk

OTHER WORDS FROM tush

tushed, adjective

Definition for tush (3 of 3)

tush3
[ toosh ]
/ tʊʃ /

noun Slang.

Origin of tush

3
see origin at tushie
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British Dictionary definitions for tush (1 of 3)

tush1
/ (tʌʃ) /

interjection

archaic an exclamation of disapproval or contempt

Word Origin for tush

C15: Middle English, of imitative origin

British Dictionary definitions for tush (2 of 3)

tush2
/ (tʌʃ) /

noun

rare a small tusk

Word Origin for tush

Old English tūsc; see tusk

British Dictionary definitions for tush (3 of 3)

tush3
/ (tʊʃ) /

noun

US slang the buttocks

Word Origin for tush

C20: from Yiddish tokhes, from Hebrew tahath beneath
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