bad luck

see under run of luck.

Nearby words

  1. bad godesberg,
  2. bad hair day,
  3. bad homburg,
  4. bad homburg vor der höhe,
  5. bad lands,
  6. bad man,
  7. bad mouth,
  8. bad name,
  9. bad news,
  10. bad news travels fast

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Examples from the Web for bad luck

  • I never knew ennyboddy yet to git stung by hornets, who kept away from whare they wazit iz jist so with bad-luck.

  • But I told you, Iris, that I meant just the fact of bad-luck, not any particular loss from it.

    The Romantic Lady|Michael Arlen
  • After all, bad-luck was never more than bad-luck seen in the Book of Job.

    The Romantic Lady|Michael Arlen