Definition of "hard-luck" []

  • Bad luck; unluckiness (noun)
  • Used to express that something is unlucky (exclamation) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "hard-luck" in a sentence
  • "The industry is full of hard-luck stories about one-hit wonders, and we were adamant that that not be our fate."
  • "On the other hand, he possibly spent more money in relieving hard-luck cases than did the wildest of the new millionaires on insane debauchery."
  • ""Everybody knows umbrellas cost more in the rain" sets up the hard-luck tale of "Talking at the Same Time.""
  • "—The $57-a-night Motel Caswell, magnet for hard-luck cases, police patrol cars and the occasional drug deal, is the unlikely prize in a high-stakes tug-of-war between conservative legal activists and the government."
  • "Tom Wilson Sr, the creator of the hard-luck comic strip character Ziggy, has died, his family have said."