Thesaurus

ill-starred

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of ill-starred

having, prone to, or marked by bad luck
  • an ill-starred attempt to circumnavigate the earth in a balloon

Synonyms for ill-starred

Words Related to ill-starred

Near Antonyms for ill-starred

Antonyms for ill-starred

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About ill-starred

Time Traveler for ill-starred

Time Traveler

The first known use of ill-starred was in 1604

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near ill-starred

ills

ill-starred

ill-tempered

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Ill-starred.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ill-starred. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!