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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: curse

cuss

verb
     
cuss [intransitive and transitive] British English old-fashioned American English spoken
to swear because you are annoyed by something

cuss somebody ↔ out

phrasal verb
to swear and shout at someone because you are angry:
She got mad and started cussing him out.

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