Yiddish. Pronounced kuh-LUSH-iss.

Can be used as a noun or an adjective to describe something that is very disgusting, ugly, gross.

Proper use:
When my uncle, as a child, bought a chameleon, my grandmother immediately deemed the creature to be kulushis. Since he never chose a name for the chameleon, it was just called Kulushis. It was a kulushis creature (adjective) and it was a kulushis (noun).

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