curse

[k_ˈɜː_s], [kˈɜːs], [kˈɜːs]

Definitions of curse:

  1.   To swear. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   CURSER. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3.   To invoke evil upon; to vex or torment. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4.   To utter a wish of evil against one; to imprecate evil upon; to execrate; to utter imprecations; to vex or torment. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   To utter imprecations. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6.   The invocation or wishing of evil or harm upon: evil invoked on another: torment. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7.   To wish or bring evil upon; to call on a divine power to send evil upon; to torment. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8.   An oath; a prayer for injury to come to someone; that which brings or causes evil. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9.   Invocation of evil upon; evil invoked; affliction; ruin. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10.   To imprecate evil upon; to bring evil upon by a curse; to vex, harass, or torment with great calamities. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11.   A malediction; a wishing of evil; great vexation or torment. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12.   To utter imprecations: to swear. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13.   Imprecation of evil; the evil imprecated; the cause of evil; sentence of divine vengeance on sinners. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14.   To invoke or wish evil upon: to devote to perdition: to vex or torment. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15.   To utter imprecations; to affirm or deny with imprecations of divine vengeance. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Quotes for curse:

  1. Every blessing ignored becomes a curse – Paulo Coelho
  2. I never apologized for anything in my life. The only thing I'm sorry about is putting a curse on Roger Ebert's colon. If a fat pig like Roger Ebert doesn't like my movie, then I'm sorry for him. – Vincent Gallo
  3. I'm gonna put a curse on you and all your kids will be born completely naked. – Jimi Hendrix
  4. I see America spreading disaster. I see America as a black curse upon the world. I see a long night settling in and that mushroom which has poisoned the world withering at the roots. – Henry Miller
  5. Child prodigy is a curse because you've got all those terrible possibilities. – Itzhak Perlman

Usage examples for curse:

  1. There, curse you, take that. ” – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  2. How does he curse you? ” – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  3. “ " Curse the man," muttered Lovelace. ” – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  4. “ " Then curse him, he shall see me marry her," said Richard, eagerly. ” – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  5. He'd make some awful break, and then- Oh, curse the luck, anyway! ” – McAllister and His Double by Arthur Train
  6. Curse you, keep away! ” – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  7. If it was to be only a scold or a curse from him, ye'd rather it, and to have he be goin' through the country! ” – Mount Music by E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
  8. God curse those marabouts. ” – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  9. Perhaps he was home, perhaps he would curse her the way he had Rachel, perhaps he would strike her. ” – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  10. Curse me, if I don't go up and have a look at the old boy myself. ” – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt

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Idioms for curse:

  • curse at sm or sth;
  • curse sm for sth;
  • curse sm or sth with sth;
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