tush

1
[tuhsh]

interjection

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

noun

an exclamation of “tush!”

Origin of tush

1
late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

tush

2
[tuhsh]

noun

one of the four canine teeth of the horse.
Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. a tusk.

Origin of tush

2
before 900; Middle English; Old English tusc. See tusk
Related formstushed, adjective

tush

3
[too sh]

noun Slang.

Origin of tush

3
see origin at tushie
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British Dictionary definitions for tush

tush

1

interjection

archaic an exclamation of disapproval or contempt

Word Origin for tush

C15: Middle English, of imitative origin

tush

2

noun

rare a small tusk

Word Origin for tush

Old English tūsc; see tusk

tush

3

noun

US slang the buttocks

Word Origin for tush

C20: from Yiddish tokhes, from Hebrew tahath beneath
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Word Origin and History for tush
n.

"backside, buttocks," 1962, an abbreviation of tochus (1914), from Yiddish tokhes, from Hebrew tahat "beneath."

interj.

mid-15c.; see tut.

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