AskDefine | Define cursing

Dictionary Definition

cursing adj : who is uttering obscenities; "arrested the flailing cursing old man"

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  1. present participle of curse

Extensive Definition

Curse, the opposite of a blessing or charm may also refer to:




  • Resource curse, the economic theory that wealth of resources slows national growth.


cursing in Tosk Albanian: Fluch
cursing in Dutch: Vloek

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Rabelaisian, abusive, bad language, billingsgate, blasphemous, blue language, calumniatory, calumnious, colorful language, comminatory, contumelious, cussing, damnatory, denunciatory, dirty, dirty language, dirty talk, dysphemism, dysphemistic, epithetic, evil speaking, excommunicative, excommunicatory, execration, execratory, filth, filthy language, foul, foul language, fulminatory, imprecation, imprecatory, maledictory, obscene, obscenity, profane, profane swearing, profanity, raw, ribald, ribaldry, risque, scatologic, scatology, scurrile, scurrilous, strong language, swearing, unparliamentary language, unrepeatable expressions, vile, vile language, vituperative, vulgar language
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