- A woman who lives off the hard labors and support of a man, but curses him behind his back while acting out the part of a loving partner. A cusstress usually exhibits a hysterical personality type. A man-cursing actress.ORIGIN OF WORD: Combination of parts of the words cussing and actress.
That cusstress was his mistress, then his wife, then became his ex-wife when he finally found out her true character.
Dictionary of american slang with examples. .