unchancy

adjective

un·​chancy ˌən-ˈchan(t)-sē How to pronounce unchancy (audio)
1
chiefly Scotland : ill-fated
2
chiefly Scotland : dangerous

Word History

First Known Use

1533, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unchancy was in 1533

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Cite this Entry

“Unchancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchancy. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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