unchancy

adjective un·chancy \ ˌən-ˈchan(t)-sē \

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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