curse out

phrasal verb

cursed out; cursing out; curses out
US, informal
: to say angry and offensive words to (someone)
My boss cursed me out.

Examples of curse out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Along the way, Randle cursed out one judge, took a swing at his first attorney, stabbed his second lawyer with a pen, attacked the prosecutor, and capped things off with threatening to murder the entire jury on the same day his trial ended. Nate Gartrell, The Mercury News, 22 Mar. 2024 Lawyer battles free speech 'retaliation' after cursing out police officer. Fox News, 11 Mar. 2024 Mariko has converted to Catholicism, and at times is uncomfortable hearing the Protestant Blackthorne curse out the representatives of her faith. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 27 Feb. 2024 Last year, Girardi came under fire after drunkenly cursing out Beauvais' then 14-year-old son Jax at a birthday party. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 23 Nov. 2023 In one of seven videos, which were obtained and reviewed by Fox News Digital via a public records request, Harp curses out a woman. Chris Eberhart, Fox News, 18 Nov. 2023 This is more than a rebellious move to dye her hair or get a tattoo; Regan MacNeil is cursing out a priest, backhanding her mother across the room and repeatedly defying gravity to hang out near the ceiling of her bedroom. Maham Javaid, Washington Post, 20 Oct. 2023 Other card matches have been just as hostile, from tables being flipped over to participants being cursed out for reneging. Jaelani Turner-Williams, Los Angeles Times, 6 Sep. 2023 Johnson curses out Buss for masking their employee-employer relationship in faux paternal love; Buss replaces Westhead with the coaching committee of Riley and Jerry West (Jason Clarke); the Lakers go on a losing streak that could tank their season. Keith Nelson, Men's Health, 4 Sep. 2023

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“Curse out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curse%20out. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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