What does the word luckless mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Lucklessness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Luckily.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Luckiness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having no luck.

Usage examples for luckless

  1. There was not the slightest doubt in Barnes's mind that this was the man who had been detailed to shadow the luckless Peter. – Green Fancy by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. With a twinkling of her white fingers she had torn the luckless knave into a dozen pieces and sent them whirling over her head to fall far and wide among the company. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  3. Carrying him into the centre of the yard, they deposited the luckless coast- guard- man flat on his back beside the tomb of George Philpot, a man who had done good service in his day and generation- if headstones are to be believed. – The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne