Definition Of curse


a solemn utterance intended to invoke a supernatural power to inflict harm or punishment on someone or something.

she'd put a curse on him

an offensive word or phrase used to express anger or annoyance.

his mouth was spitting vile oaths and curses

invoke or use a curse against.

it often seemed as if the family had been cursed

utter offensive words in anger or annoyance.

drivers were cursing and sounding their horns

Example Of curse

  • After a gasped curse , a word that a six year old shouldn't know, she picked herself up and sprinted deeper into the dark abyss.

  • As if life isn't enough of a curse , I was afflicted with Tourette Syndrome.

  • at every blow there was a curse

  • ‘Bite me,’ I said, because it was the closest thing to a curse word I knew how to say.

  • But for five years he went into a colossal sulk, blaming his problems on ‘the curse of being lower middle class’ and refusing to give interviews.

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