Examples of unlucky in a sentence
She was unlucky enough to get a flat tire on the way to her job interview.
Some people think that 13 is an unlucky number.
He thinks it's unlucky to have a black cat cross your path.
First Known Use of unlucky
UNLUCKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unlucky for English Language Learners
: having bad luck
: causing bad luck
: resulting from bad luck
UNLUCKY Defined for Kids
Definition of unlucky for Students
1 : not fortunate : having bad luck He's been unlucky in love.
2 : marked by bad luck or failure an unlucky day
3 : likely to bring misfortune Are black cats really unlucky?
4 : causing distress or regret … she couldn't ignore the throbbing soreness in her thumb where the thorn had left its unlucky mark. — Pam Muñoz Ryan, Esperanza Rising
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