hard-luck


hard–luck

adjective \ˈhärd-ˌlək\

: of or relating to bad luck

: experiencing or having bad luck

Full Definition of HARD-LUCK

:  marked by, relating to, or experiencing bad luck or difficulty <another loss for the team's hard–luck pitcher> <hard–luck stories>

First Known Use of HARD-LUCK

1899

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: hardly
Previous Word in the Dictionary: hard liver
All Words Near: hard-luck

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up hard-luck? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).