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tush1

[tuhsh] /tʌʃ/
interjection
1.
(used as an exclamation of impatience, disdain, contempt, etc.)
noun
2.
an exclamation of “tush!”.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English

tush2

[tuhsh] /tʌʃ/
noun
1.
one of the four canine teeth of the horse.
2.
Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. a tusk.
Origin
before 900; Middle English; Old English tusc. See tusk
Related forms
tushed, adjective

tush3

[too sh] /tʊʃ/
noun, Slang.
1.
Origin
see tushie
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  • tushie or just tush polite way of saying tuchus or backside.
British Dictionary definitions for tush

tush1

/tʌʃ/
interjection
1.
(archaic) an exclamation of disapproval or contempt
Word Origin
C15: Middle English, of imitative origin

tush2

/tʌʃ/
noun
1.
(rare) a small tusk
Word Origin
Old English tūsc; see tusk

tush3

/tʊʃ/
noun
1.
(US, slang) the buttocks
Word Origin
C20: from Yiddish tokhes, from Hebrew tahath beneath
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Word Origin and History for tush
n.

"backside, buttocks," 1962, an abbreviation of tochus (1914), from Yiddish tokhes, from Hebrew tahat "beneath."

interj.

mid-15c.; see tut.

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Slang definitions & phrases for tush

tush

Related Terms

tokus


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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