ill–starred

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adjective \ˈil-ˈstärd\

Definition of ill–starred

  1. :  ill-fated, unlucky an ill–starred venture

First Known Use of ill–starred

1604


ILL–STARRED Defined for English Language Learners

ill-starred

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Definition of ill–starred for English Language Learners

  • : very unlucky : certain to end in disaster

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