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ill–starred

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adjective \-ˈstärd\

Simple Definition of ill–starred

  • : very unlucky : certain to end in disaster

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ill–starred

  1. :  ill-fated, unlucky <an ill–starred venture>

1604

First Known Use of ill–starred

1604


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