Synonyms of curse


1. curse, curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, cuss, profanity

usage: profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"

2. execration, condemnation, curse, denunciation, denouncement

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

3. hex, jinx, curse, whammy, spell, magic spell, magical spell, charm

usage: an evil spell; "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me"

4. bane, curse, scourge, nemesis, affliction

usage: something causing misery or death; "the bane of my life"

5. curse, torment, affliction

usage: a severe affliction


1. curse, cuss, blaspheme, swear, imprecate, express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to

usage: utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"

2. curse, abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout

usage: heap obscenities upon; "The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"

3. curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict, raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth

usage: wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child"

4. excommunicate, unchurch, curse, exclude, keep out, shut out, shut

usage: exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"

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Definition and meaning of curse (Dictionary)