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experiencing bad luck, or caused by bad luck
if you are unlucky, something bad happens to you, or something good does not happen, especially by chance
someone or something that is jinxed has a lot of bad luck
used about something bad that happens because of bad luck
having a long period of difficulty finding work and earning money
unable to have or do something that you wanted
a period of time when good/bad things happen to you
used for saying that something bad happened because you are not a lucky person
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
a large silver cup or similar object given as a prize to the winner of a competition, especially...
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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Free thesaurus definition of bad luck and relating to bad luck from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.