un·lucky adjective \-ˈlə-kē\
: having bad luck
: causing bad luck
: resulting from bad luck
: marked by adversity or failure <an unlucky year>
: likely to bring misfortune : inauspicious <an unlucky number>
: having or meeting with misfortune <unlucky people>
Examples of UNLUCKY
- She was unlucky enough to get a flat tire on the way to her job interview.
- Some people think that 13 is an unlucky number.
- He thinks it's unlucky to have a black cat cross your path.
First Known Use of UNLUCKY
Related to UNLUCKY
- hapless, hard-luck, ill-fated, ill-starred, jinxed, luckless, snakebit (or snakebitten), star-crossed, unfortunate, unhappy
- fortunate, happy, lucky
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