from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To curse or curse at.
- n. A curse.
- n. An odd or perverse person or creature.
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- v. To use cursing, to use bad language, to speak profanely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A curse: used both in the proper sense, as an imprecation, and (as equivalent to curse) as a symbol of worthlessness: see curse, curse.
- n. [A particular use of the preceding, but perhaps in part associated with customer, somewhat similarly used.] A fellow; a perverse or refractory person: a general term of contempt or reproach (sometimes very slight or jocose): usually with an epithet: as, a hard cuss; a mean cuss; a little cuss.
- To curse; swear at.
- To curse; swear; use profane language.
- An obsolete variant of kiss. Chaucer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. utter obscenities or profanities
- n. a boy or man
- n. profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
- n. a persistently annoying person
Alteration of curse.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)