bad luck

Definition of bad luck

  1. —used in speech to show sympathy for someone who has failed or has been disappointed <“I didn't get the job.” “Bad luck!”>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  failing to reach an acceptable standard :  poor

    :  unfavorable

    :  not fresh :  spoiled

  1. :  something that is bad

    :  an evil or unhappy state

    :  fault

  1. :  badly

  1. :  a force that brings good fortune or adversity

    :  the events or circumstances that operate for or against an individual

    :  favoring chance

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