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Definition of the adjective unlucky

What does unlucky mean as an attribute of a noun?

Unlucky is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more unlucky / unluckier | most unlucky / unluckiest

  1. having or bringing misfortune
  2. marked by or promising bad fortune

Alternative definition of the adjective unlucky

adjective

  1. unfortunate, marked by misfortune
  2. See inauspicious.
  3. having ill luck
  4. bringing ill luck

Film

"Unlucky" is a 2011 comedy sci-fi film written by Chris McCawley and directed by Ian A. Robertson.

Character

Unlucky is a fictional character from the 1993 comedy film Another Stakeout.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Unlucky

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (1903)

A Comprehensive Library of Human Belief and Practice in the Mysteries of Life ... by Mrs. Cora Linn (Morrison) Daniels, Charles McClellan Stevans

Unlucky Days in ...

Google previewWorld Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1999)

A Resource for Readers and Writers by Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie

dus- bad, hard, unlucky (1); akousis hearing (2): bad or unlucky hearing.] Medicine. A state or condition in which sounds are confused and ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Lore (2007)

by D.C. Watts

Unlucky Plants and Trees 397 Unlucky Plants and Trees the posy carried to church on Easter Sunday. Violets had to be put in too, to compensate for the primroses (Tongue. 1965). But it was probably a lot more serious than it seems, at least in ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

to greetat the New Year ЗОЛГҮЙ unfortunate, unlucky, unhappy,~ too unlucky number, ~ тохиоилдлоор unluckily,by (froma ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindustani & English (1866)

Accompanied by a Reversed Dictionary, English and Hindustani by Duncan Forbes

one whose fortune is asleep, unlucky. P. &# bakhiya, m. a kind of stitching 5 quiltC-3 bukht, m.] a quick-paced camel (gene- ing, sewing very thick and strong, p. - g: bukhti, f. J rally used to ride on, and not | * bad, evil, bad; much used in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superstitions (1961)

by Edwin Radford, Mona Augusta Radford

On the other hand, Robin Hood and The Babes in the Wood are both very unlucky. Something unfortunate may be expected to occur in the theatre, either during the run of the pantomime, or during rehearsals. PARSLEY Although parsley is a ...

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A person is unlucky who falls on his back and breaks his nose.
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Scrabble value of U1N1L1U1C3K5Y4

The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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