bad luck

Idioms & Phrases

bad luck

see under run of luck.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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bad luck

1. an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes [syn: misfortune] [ant: good fortune
2. an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate; "if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all" 
3. unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event [syn: misfortune
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