Main definitions of tush in English

: tush1tush2tush3

tush1

Pronunciation /təSH/ /təʃ/

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exclamation

archaic, humorous
  • Expressing disapproval, impatience, or dismissal.

    • ‘tush, these are trifles and mere old wives' tales’

Origin

Natural utterance: first recorded in late Middle English.

Main definitions of tush in English

: tush1tush2tush3

tush2

Pronunciation /təSH/ /təʃ/

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noun

  • 1A long pointed tooth, in particular a canine tooth of a male horse.

    fang, denticulation
    1. 1.1A stunted tusk of some Indian elephants.

Origin

Old English tusc (see tusk).

Main definitions of tush in English

: tush1tush2tush3

tush3

Pronunciation /to͝oSH/ /tʊʃ/

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noun

informal North American
  • A person's buttocks.

    • ‘office chairs are too often tough on the tush’
    buttocks, behind, backside, bottom, rear, rear end, seat, haunches, cheeks

Origin

1960s (as tushy): from Yiddish tokhes, from Hebrew taḥaṯ ‘beneath’.

Pronunciation

tush

/to͝oSH/ /tʊʃ/