snakebit

adjective snake·bit \ ˈsnāk-ˌbit \
variants: or snakebitten play \ˈsnāk-ˌbi-tᵊn\

Definition of snakebit

: having or experiencing failure or bad luck : unlucky

Examples of snakebit in a Sentence

  1. The team was snakebit this year, winning only 1 game out of 10.

  2. He's so snakebit that nothing he does comes out right.

First Known Use of snakebit

1957

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  • : having bad luck : very unlucky


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