from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tusk.
- n. A small tusk sometimes found on the female Indian elephant.
- n. The buttocks
- n. nonsense; tosh
- interj. an exclamation of contempt
- v. To pull or drag (a heavy object such as a tree or log).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The 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!”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
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)
From Old English tusc (Wiktionary)
Short for toches, from Yiddish תחת (tokhes), from Hebrew תַּחַת ("bottom"). Since 1914. (Wiktionary)
A "natural utterance" (OED), attested since the 15th century (Wiktionary)
of unknown origin, attested since 1841. (Wiktionary)