— hap·less·ly adverb
— hap·less·ness noun
Examples of HAPLESS
- She plays the hapless heroine who is unlucky in love.
- <the hapless motorist had barely paid his bill and driven away from the body shop when a truck sideswiped his car>
First Known Use of HAPLESS
Related to HAPLESS
- unlucky, hard-luck, ill-fated, ill-starred, jinxed, luckless, snakebit (or snakebitten), star-crossed, unfortunate, unhappy
- fortunate, happy, lucky
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