curse out

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of curse out

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : a profane or obscene oath or word

  3. : something that is cursed or accursed

  1. : to use profanely insolent language against : blaspheme

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

  3. : to execrate in fervent and often profane terms

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

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

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

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

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

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

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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