curse out

Definition of curse out

US, informal

  1. :  to say angry and offensive words to (someone) My boss cursed me out.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a prayer or invocation for harm or injury to come upon one :  imprecation

    :  a profane or obscene oath or word

    :  something that is cursed or accursed

  1. :  to use profanely insolent language against :  blaspheme

    :  to call upon divine or supernatural power to send injury upon

    :  to execrate in fervent and often profane terms

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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to criticize severely

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