Definition of Plague


  • an annoyance
    "those children are a damn plague"
  • any large scale calamity (especially when thought to be sent by God)
  • a swarm of insects that attack plants
    "a plague of grasshoppers"
  • any epidemic disease with a high death rate
  • a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    - pestis


  • annoy continually or chronically
    "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"
    "This man harasses his female co-workers"
    - chevvy
  • cause to suffer a blight
    "Too much rain may blight the garden with mold"
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Word games points for the Plague

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Unscramble plague

69 unscramble word found using the letters plague.

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