accident-prone


accident–prone

adjective

: tending to have many accidents

Full Definition of ACCIDENT-PRONE

1
:  having a greater than average number of accidents
2
:  having personality traits that predispose to accidents

First Known Use of ACCIDENT-PRONE

1926

accident–prone

adjective    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACCIDENT–PRONE

1
: having a greater than average number of accidents
2
: having personality traits that predispose to accidents <accident–prone individuals>

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