Bane - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |beɪn|  American pronunciation of the word bane
Brit.  |beɪn|  British pronunciation of the word bane

noun

- something causing misery or death(syn: curse, nemesis, scourge)

the bane of my life

Examples

Paperwork is the bane of my life.

Drugs are the bane of the big cities.

Drugs are the bane of the inner cities.

Her brother is the bane of her life.

Stop the way of those that seek my bane! (Ph. Sidney)

erratic winds are the bane of a sailor

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