star-crossed

adjective \ ˈstär-ˌkrȯst \

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

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STAR-CROSSED Defined for English Language Learners

star-crossed

Definition of star-crossed for English Language Learners

  • : not lucky : having bad luck



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