see under run of luck.
Related Words for bad luckmisfortune, hardship, setback, tragedy, adversity, blow, mischance, reverse
Examples from the Web for bad luck
Historical Examples of bad luck
After all, bad-luck was never more than bad-luck seen in the Book of Job.
But I told you, Iris, that I meant just the fact of bad-luck, not any particular loss from it.
The children of that day believed in spells and charms and bad-luck signs, all learned of their negro guardians.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
I never knew ennyboddy yet to git stung by hornets, who kept away from whare they wazit iz jist so with bad-luck.The Complete Works of Josh Billings
Henry W. Shaw