Definition of jinx in English:
A person or thing that brings bad luck.
- Are you suffering from depression, substance abuse, obesity, stress, impotence, domestic problems or even a jinx?
- I pity any adult who still actually believes in jinxes and curses or any such stuff.
- The Indian cricket team once again failed to break the jinx yesterday which left thousands of fans disappointed.
verb[with object] (usually be jinxed) Back to top
Bring bad luck to; cast an evil spell on: the play is jinxed
More example sentences
- The more superstitious among us would have sworn our hockey luck was jinxed.
- There were moments where we felt like we were jinxing the whole thing, pushing our luck, but we decided to test fate and stock up anyhow.
- The chains had been cursed, jinxed by the many hands that had been bound.
Early 20th century (originally US): probably a variant of jynx 'wryneck' (because the bird was used in witchcraft).
Words that rhyme with jinxjinks, lynx, methinks, minx, sphinx
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