Translation of "curse" - English-Spanish dictionary

curse

noun uk /kɜːs/ us /kɜrs/

magic words that are intended to bring bad luck to someone

maldición
The witch put a curse on him.
verb uk /kɜːs/ us /kɜrs/ present participle cursing, past tense and past participle cursed

to use rude words because you are angry

decir palabrotas
He cursed angrily under his breath.

to say magic words that are intended to bring bad luck to someone

maldecir
Things were going badly – it was as if I’d been cursed.

(Translation of “curse” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

curse

verb /kəːs/

to wish that evil may fall upon

maldecir
I curse the day that I was born!
The witch cursed him.

to use violent language; to swear

blasfemar, decir palabrotas
He cursed (at his own stupidity) when he dropped the hammer on his toe.
cursed with

having the misfortune to have

maldito
She’s cursed with a troublesome mother-in-law.

(Translation of “curse” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)