the curse

Definition of the curse

old-fashioned + informal

  1. :  the process of menstruation

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

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