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Meaning of JINX

Pronunciation:  jingks

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\Jinx\, n.
A person, object, influence, or supernatural being which is
supposed to bring bad luck or to cause things to go wrong.

Thesaurus Terms
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