accident-prone

adjective

Definition of accident-prone

1 : having a greater than average number of accidents
2 : having personality traits that predispose to accidents

First Known Use of accident-prone

1926

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ACCIDENT-PRONE Defined for English Language Learners

accident-prone

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 : having a greater than average number of accidents
2 : having personality traits that predispose to accidents
  • accident-prone individuals


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