star-crossed

adjective
\ ˈstär-ˌkrȯst How to pronounce star-crossed (audio) \

Definition of star-crossed

: not favored by the stars : ill-fated a pair of star-crossed lovers take their life— William Shakespeare

First Known Use of star-crossed

1597, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of star-crossed was in 1597

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“Star-crossed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/star-crossed. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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star-crossed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of star-crossed

: not lucky : having bad luck

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