Definitions for curse

Definitions for (noun) curse

Main entry: oath, curse, curse word, cuss, expletive, swearing, swearword

Definition: profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger

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Main entry: jinx, hex, whammy, curse

Definition: an evil spell

Usage: a witch put a curse on his whole family; he put the whammy on me

Main entry: curse, condemnation, execration

Definition: an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group

Main entry: curse, torment

Definition: a severe affliction

Main entry: curse, nemesis, bane, scourge

Definition: something causing misery or death

Usage: the bane of my life

Definitions for (verb) curse

Main entry: blaspheme, curse, cuss, swear, imprecate

Definition: utter obscenities or profanities

Usage: The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street

Main entry: beshrew, bedamn, anathemise, anathemize, imprecate, curse, damn, maledict

Definition: wish harm upon; invoke evil upon

Usage: The bad witch cursed the child

Main entry: curse

Definition: heap obscenities upon

Usage: The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger

Main entry: curse, excommunicate, unchurch

Definition: exclude from a church or a religious community

Usage: The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner

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