accident-prone

[ ak-si-duh nt-prohn ]
/ ˈæk sɪ dəntˌproʊn /

adjective

tending to have more accidents or mishaps than the average person.

Nearby words

  1. accident boat,
  2. accident insurance,
  3. accident prone,
  4. accident proneness,
  5. accident tout,
  6. accidental,
  7. accidental death benefit,
  8. accidental hypothermia,
  9. accidentalism,
  10. accidentally

Origin of accident-prone

First recorded in 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for accident-prone

accident-prone

adjective

more liable than most people to be involved in accidents
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