accident–prone

adjective

Definition of accident–prone

  1. 1 :  having a greater than average number of accidents

  2. 2 :  having personality traits that predispose to accidents

1926

First Known Use of accident–prone

1926


ACCIDENT–PRONE Defined for English Language Learners

accident–prone

adjective

Definition of accident–prone for English Language Learners

  • : tending to have many accidents


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accident–prone

adjective

Medical Definition of accident–prone

  1. 1:  having a greater than average number of accidents

  2. 2:  having personality traits that predispose to accidents <accident–prone individuals>

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