American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- interj. Used to express mild reproof, disapproval, or admonition.
- n. A canine tooth, especially of a horse.
- n. Chiefly Southern U.S. See tusk.
- n. Slang The buttocks.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A long pointed tooth; a tusk; specifically, one of the four canine teeth of the horse.
- An exclamation expressing rebuke, impatience, or contempt, and equivalent to ‘pshaw! be silent’: as, tush! tush! never tell me such a story as that.
- To express impatience, contempt, or the like by the exclamation “Tush!”
- n. now dialectal A tusk.
- n. A small tusk sometimes found on the female Indian elephant.
- n. US, colloquial The buttocks
- n. UK, colloquial nonsense; tosh
- interj. an exclamation of contempt
- v. transitive To pull or drag (a heavy object such as a tree or log).
GNU Webster's 1913
- interj. An exclamation indicating check, rebuke, or contempt.
- n. A long, pointed tooth; a tusk; -- applied especially to certain teeth of horses.
- n. The buttocks; -- a euphemism.
- n. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
- of unknown origin, attested since 1841. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English tusche, from Old English tūsc; see tusk.Alteration of Yiddish tokhes, from Hebrew taḥat, under, buttocks; see tḥt in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“What has many on the left squirming in their toddler seats due to the uncomfortable dampness in their tush was a speech made by our President to the Israeli Knesset celebrating the State of Israel's 60th birthday.”
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“Jan 1995 Steve Shoemaker Additional check -- corrected "tush" to "tusk" in opening poem.”
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