unchancy

adjective
un·​chancy | \ ˌən-ˈchan(t)-sē How to pronounce unchancy (audio) \

Definition of unchancy

1 chiefly Scotland : ill-fated
2 chiefly Scotland : dangerous

First Known Use of unchancy

1533, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unchancy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchancy. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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