Synonyms of plague in English:

plague


See definition of plague

noun

1‘an outbreak of plague’

SYNONYMS

disease, sickness

bubonic plague, pneumonic plague, the Black Death

contagious disease, contagion, epidemic, pandemic

archaic pestilence, the pest, murrain

2‘another hot summer has produced a plague of cat fleas’

SYNONYMS

huge number, infestation, epidemic, invasion, influx, swarm, multitude, host

3‘staff theft is usually the plague of restaurants’

SYNONYMS

bane, curse, scourge, affliction, blight, cancer, canker


verb

1‘he has been plagued by poor health’

SYNONYMS

afflict, bedevil, cause suffering to, torture, torment, trouble, beset, dog, curse, rack

2‘he was plaguing her with questions’

SYNONYMS

pester, harass, badger, bother, torment, persecute, bedevil, harry, hound, disturb, trouble, be a nuisance to, keep after, irritate, worry, nag, annoy, vex, molest

Northern English mither

informal hassle, bug, aggravate, give someone a hard time, drive up the wall, drive round the bend

North American informal devil, ride