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Meaning of JINX

Pronunciation:  jingks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an evil spell; "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me"
  2. [n]  a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him
  3. [v]  foredoom to failure; "This project is jinxed!"
  4. [v]  cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
 

JINX is a 4 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: bewitch, curse, enchant, glamour, hex, hex, jonah, whammy, witch
 
 See Also: becharm, charm, charm, foreordain, magic spell, predestine, preordain, spell, spell, unfortunate, unfortunate person, voodoo

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jinx\, n.
A person, object, influence, or supernatural being which is
supposed to bring bad luck or to cause things to go wrong.
[Slang]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abuse, afflict, aggrieve, bad influence, bedevil, befoul, bewitch, blight, bring bad luck, cantrip, charm, condemn, corrupt, crucify, curse, damage, damn, defile, demonize, deprave, despoil, destroy, diabolize, disadvantage, disserve, distress, do a mischief, do evil, do ill, do wrong, do wrong by, doom, enchantment, envenom, evil eye, evil genius, evil star, exorcism, get into trouble, glamour, harass, harm, hex, hoodoo, hurt, ill wind, impair, infect, injure, Jonah, magic spell, malediction, malevolent influence, malocchio, maltreat, menace, mistreat, molest, nemesis, obsess, outrage, overlook, persecute, play havoc with, play hob with, poison, pollute, possess, prejudice, sabotage, savage, scathe, spell, taint, threaten, torment, torture, violate, voodoo, wanga, weird, whammy, witch, wound, wreak havoc on, wrong
 

 

 

 

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