: marked by, relating to, or experiencing bad luck or difficulty <another loss for the team's hard–luck pitcher> <hard–luck stories>
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Related to HARD-LUCK
- hapless, hard-luck, ill-fated, ill-starred, jinxed, luckless, snakebit (or snakebitten), star-crossed, unfortunate, unhappy
- fortunate, happy, lucky
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