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hard–luck

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adjective \ˈhärd-ˌlək\

Simple Definition of hard–luck

  • : of or relating to bad luck

  • : experiencing or having bad luck

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hard–luck

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

1899

First Known Use of hard–luck

1899


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