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hapless

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adjective hap·less \ˈha-pləs\

Simple Definition of hapless

  • : having no luck : very unfortunate

Full Definition of hapless

  1. :  having no luck :  unfortunate

hap·less·ly adverb
hap·less·ness noun

Examples of hapless

  1. She plays the hapless heroine who is unlucky in love.

  2. <the hapless motorist had barely paid his bill and driven away from the body shop when a truck sideswiped his car>



14th Century

First Known Use of hapless

14th century

Rhymes with hapless


HAPLESS Defined for Kids

hapless

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adjective hap·less \ˈha-pləs\

Definition of hapless

  1. :  unfortunate 1 <The hapless runner tripped during the race.>





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