snakebit

[ sneyk-bit ]
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adjective
  1. Informal. unlucky; doomed to misfortune.

  2. bitten by a snake.

Origin of snakebit

1
First recorded in 1800–10; snake + bit4
  • Also snake·bit·ten [sneyk-bit-n]. /ˈsneɪkˌbɪt n/.

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