To use profane language as a reprimand or attack. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cuss" and "out." I cussed out the driver that nearly backed into my car. I had to cuss him out—he was just being so rude!
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cuss someone out
to curse at someone. Dad cussed me out for losing the money he gave me. The little kid cussed out his brother, shocking his grandmother.
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