Definitions of plague:
  • noun:   an annoyance
    Example: "Those children are a damn plague"
  • noun:   any large scale calamity (especially when thought to be sent by God)
  • noun:   any epidemic disease with a high death rate
  • noun:   a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected rat flea (especially bubonic plague)
  • noun:   a swarm of insects that attack plants
    Example: "A plague of grasshoppers"
  • verb:   cause to suffer a blight
  • verb:   annoy continually or chronically

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