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cuss

verb [I] uk   /kʌs/ mainly US old-fashioned informal us  
to say words that are not polite because you are angry
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cuss

noun [C] uk   /kʌs/ US old-fashioned informal us  
a person of the bad type mentioned: Tom's an awkward/stupid/irritable (old) cuss!
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