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Definition of "ill luck" [ill luck]

  • An unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "ill luck" in a sentence
  • "Lieutenant Colonel Nagel, the OKH liaison officer with Guderian's headquarters, was recalled to the army group at Borisov, where as ill luck would have it,"
  • "A kind of untoward fate seems inherent in the characters of some persons and makes them the victims of all the ill luck on the road."
  • "He was certainly unaggressive about his interests, and yet a kind of ill luck seemed to dog his footsteps: for example, once he was to ask a former student to investigate for him a position with a civic welfare organization in New York, and the student was to comply—only to take the job for himself."