having or bringing misfortune
"Friday the 13th is an unlucky date"
doomed, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, unlucky(adj)
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
unfortunate, marked by misfortune
having ill luck
bringing ill luck
Origin: From un- + lucky
not lucky; not successful; unfortunate; ill-fated; unhappy; as, an unlucky man; an unlucky adventure; an unlucky throw of dice; an unlucky game
bringing bad luck; ill-omened; inauspicious
mischievous; as, an unlucky wag
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-luk′i, adj. not lucky or fortunate: ill-omened.—adv. Unluck′ily, in an unlucky or unfortunate manner.—n. Unluck′iness, the state or quality of being unlucky or unfortunate.
The numerical value of unlucky in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of unlucky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This guy was just unlucky.
It certainly seems to be unlucky to attack me.
We must often visit yesterday to see how lucky or unlucky we are today!
I managed to hide behind a pillar, there were unlucky people who they killed right there.
There is always a unlucky person behind a lucky person or the lucky person can not be lucky.
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Translations for unlucky
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- desafortunat, malaurat, infortunatCatalan, Valencian
- epäonninen, huono-onninen, onneton, pahaenteinen, valitettavaFinnish
- بار کهوتووKurdish
- несчастливый, недобрый, зловещий, неблагоприятный, неудачливый, неудачный, невезучийRussian
- rủi, rủi ro, xui, xui xẻo, bất hạnh, không mayVietnamese
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