Definitions of unlucky

  1. marked by or promising bad fortune; "their business venture was doomed from the start"; "an ill-fated business venture"; "an ill-starred romance"; "the unlucky prisoner was again put in irons"- W.H.Prescott Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. having or bringing misfortune; "Friday the 13th is an unlucky date" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Not lucky; not successful; unfortunate; ill-fated; unhappy; as, an unlucky man; an unlucky adventure; an unlucky throw of dice; an unlucky game. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Bringing bad luck; ill-omened; inauspicious. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Mischievous; as, an unlucky wag. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Not fortunate; tending to bring bad luck. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Unfortunate; not successful; subject to frequent misfortunes; ill-omened. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for unlucky

  1. Mr. Gerard, you force me to tell you what my unlucky visit did put into his head. – The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins
  2. " Really, you do say the most unlucky things," said Lupin gaily. – Arsene Lupin by Edgar Jepson Maurice Leblanc