ill-starred

adjective \ ˈil-ˈstärd \

Definition of ill-starred

: ill-fated, unlucky
  • an ill-starred venture

First Known Use of ill-starred

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ILL-STARRED Defined for English Language Learners

ill-starred

Definition of ill-starred for English Language Learners

  • : very unlucky : certain to end in disaster



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