Definition of Hussifs
1. hussif [n] - See also: hussif
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hussifs
hussifs (current term)
hustle and bustle
Literary usage of Hussifs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"... and consequently a considerable rise in price ; of which good hussifs take doc forethought. CUTE. Shrewd—clever—sharp. A shortening of acute " 'A's a ..."
2. The Young Composer: A Guide to English Grammar & Composition by Henry Noble Day (1870)
"But compounds not accented on the final syllable simply add s, as flag-staff-s, distaff-s / so house-wife-s is pronounced hussifs. ..."