- Sometimes kis·mat [kiz-muht, kis-]. /ˈkɪz mət, ˈkɪs-/.
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How to use kismet in a sentence
It was this complete convergence of events and really kismet, what happened to Marge Gunderson.Frances McDormand on 'Olive Kitteridge,' Dropping LSD, and Her Beef With FX's 'Fargo' | Marlow Stern | September 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Being cast in a role like Llewyn was kismet for Isaac, providing an outlet for all of his passions.‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Star Oscar Isaac Is About to Be a Very Big Deal | Kevin Fallon | December 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In typical indie film world kismet, the movie came from a dinner-party seating fluke.Marina Abramović’s Silent Revolution in Performance Art | Chris Lee | January 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The bad luck of decades past has been replaced by a long-shot fairy tale of publishing kismet.
Miss Cox's luck again failed her in kismet, a two-and-a-half rater built by Payne.The Sportswoman's Library, v. 2 | Various
My reply was 'kismet,' which means that it was a sin to think of the future.Travels in Central Asia | Arminius Vmbry
My master had many English attributes, but in the shrug, the pantomime of kismet, he was exclusively French.The Belovd Vagabond | William J. Locke
No idle chance brought us together to-day, Don; it was that kismet to which the Arab ascribes every act of life.The Orchard of Tears | Sax Rohmer
If she gets run down by some bustling ship or another, it is kismet, and not to be helped.The Log of a Sea-Waif | Frank T. Bullen
British Dictionary definitions for kismet
Islam the will of Allah
fate or destiny
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