What does unlucky mean?

Definitions for unlucky
ʌnˈlʌk iun·lucky

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unlucky.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unlucky, luckless(adj)

    having or bringing misfortune

    "Friday the 13th is an unlucky date"

  2. 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

Wiktionary

  1. unlucky(Adjective)

    unfortunate, marked by misfortune

    Etymology: From un- + lucky

  2. unlucky(Adjective)

    inauspicious

    Etymology: From un- + lucky

  3. unlucky(Adjective)

    having ill luck

    Etymology: From un- + lucky

  4. unlucky(Adjective)

    bringing ill luck

    Etymology: From un- + lucky

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unlucky(adj)

    not lucky; not successful; unfortunate; ill-fated; unhappy; as, an unlucky man; an unlucky adventure; an unlucky throw of dice; an unlucky game

  2. Unlucky(adj)

    bringing bad luck; ill-omened; inauspicious

  3. Unlucky(adj)

    mischievous; as, an unlucky wag

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unlucky

    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.

How to pronounce unlucky?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say unlucky in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unlucky in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unlucky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of unlucky in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    We must often visit yesterday to see how lucky or unlucky we are today!

  2. Josep Lluis Cusido:

    After they entered the museum. I saw their faces: They were about 10 meters away from me, i managed to hide behind a pillar, there were unlucky people who they killed right there.

  3. Sayeed(life):

    There is always a unlucky person behind a lucky person or the lucky person can not be lucky.

  4. Mauricio Pochettinos:

    We started the game really compact and aggressive, pressing hard. I think we dominated the game in the first 30 minutes, unlucky that we conceded at the end of the first half, in the last minute.

  5. Josep Lluis Cusido:

    I managed to hide behind a pillar, there were unlucky people who they killed right there.

Images & Illustrations of unlucky

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