ill-fated

adjective ill-fat·ed \ ˈil-ˈfā-təd \

Definition of ill-fated

1 : having or destined to a hapless fate : unfortunate
  • an ill-fated expedition
2 : that causes or marks the beginning of misfortune

First Known Use of ill-fated

1710


ILL-FATED Defined for English Language Learners

ill-fated

adjective

Definition of ill-fated for English Language Learners

  • : ending in disaster : very unlucky



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