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