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hard-luck

adjective

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having, prone to, or marked by bad luck
  • a hard-luck ball club that never could get the breaks it needed

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The first known use of hard-luck was in 1890

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“Hard-luck.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hard-luck. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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