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unlucky

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adjective un·lucky \-ˈlə-kē\

Simple Definition of unlucky

  • : having bad luck

  • : causing bad luck

  • : resulting from bad luck

Full Definition of unlucky

  1. 1 :  marked by adversity or failure <an unlucky year>

  2. 2 :  likely to bring misfortune :  inauspicious <an unlucky number>

  3. 3 :  having or meeting with misfortune <unlucky people>

  4. 4 :  producing dissatisfaction :  regrettable

un·luck·i·ness play \-ˈlə-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of unlucky

  1. She was unlucky enough to get a flat tire on the way to her job interview.

  2. Some people think that 13 is an unlucky number.

  3. He thinks it's unlucky to have a black cat cross your path.



1530

First Known Use of unlucky

1530

Rhymes with unlucky




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