curse

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1 curse /ˈkɚs/ noun
plural curses
1 curse
/ˈkɚs/
noun
plural curses
Learner's definition of CURSE
[count] : an offensive word that people say when they are angry : swearword
[count] : magical words that are said to cause trouble or bad luck for someone or the condition that results when such words are said
[count] : a cause of trouble or bad luck
the curse old-fashioned + informal : menstruation
2 curse /ˈkɚs/ verb
curses; cursed; cursing
2 curse
/ˈkɚs/
verb
curses; cursed; cursing
Learner's definition of CURSE
[no object] : to use offensive words when you speak
[+ object] : to say offensive words to (someone)
[+ object] : to say or think bad things about (someone or something)
[+ object] : to say words that are believed to have a magical power to cause trouble or bad luck for (someone or something) : to put a curse on (someone or something)

curse out

[phrasal verb]
curse (someone) out or curse out (someone) US, informal
: to say angry and offensive words to (someone)
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