Tush meaning

tŭsh
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The buttocks.
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The buttocks.
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Used to express mild reproof, disapproval, or admonition.
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A canine tooth, especially of a horse.
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Used to express impatience, reproof, contempt, etc.
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Any of the canine teeth of a horse.
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A canine tooth, especially of a horse.
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(now dialectal) A tusk.
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A small tusk sometimes found on the female Indian elephant.
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(US, colloquial) The buttocks.
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(UK, colloquial) Nonsense; tosh.
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An exclamation of contempt or rebuke.
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To pull or drag (a heavy object such as a tree or log).
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Origin of tush

  • Alteration of Yiddish tokhes from Hebrew taḥat under, buttocks tḥt in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English tusche from Old English tūsc tusk

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for toches, from Yiddish תחת (tokhes), from Hebrew תַּחַת (“bottom"). Since 1914.

    From Wiktionary

  • A "natural utterance" (OED), attested since the 15th century

    From Wiktionary

  • of unknown origin, attested since 1841.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old English tusc

    From Wiktionary