Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Not favored by luck; unfortunate; disastrous; ill- omened.

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Usage examples "unlucky":

  1. It's very unlucky, but it will never do for us to go in if there are any people there." - "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
  2. Tom was a good man, but unlucky. - "The Best Policy", Elliott Flower.
  3. It is called the feast of Pongul, and is a season of rejoicing for two reasons: the first is, because the month of December, every day of which is unlucky, is about to end; and the other is, because it is to be followed by a month, every day of which is fortunate. - "Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen.", Dr. John Scudder.