snakebit

[ sneyk-bit ]
/ ˈsneɪkˌbɪt /

adjective

Informal. unlucky; doomed to misfortune.
bitten by a snake.

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Also snake·bit·ten [sneyk-bit-n]. /ˈsneɪkˌbɪt n/.

Origin of snakebit

First recorded in 1800–10; snake + bit4
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