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accident-prone

[ak-si-duh nt-prohn] /ˈæk sɪ dəntˌproʊn/
adjective
1.
tending to have more accidents or mishaps than the average person.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples from the web for accident-prone
  • When people are accident-prone, there is something going on with them.
  • Then it will have to prove that it has become less accident-prone.
  • But where traffic circles were especially accident-prone, roundabouts are designed to be far safer.
  • Be aware of accident-prone areas and transport routes of chemicals.
  • It's far too expensive, accident-prone, and deadly when its fuel has been released into the environment.
  • These areas are plotted near the accident-prone areas that were previously mapped.
British Dictionary definitions for accident-prone

accident-prone

adjective
1.
more liable than most people to be involved in accidents
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