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Jinx   /dʒɪŋks/   Listen

A person believed to bring bad luck to those around him.  Synonym: jonah.
An evil spell.  Synonyms: curse, hex, whammy.  "He put the whammy on me"

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"Jinx" Quotes from Famous Books

... use!" it was the custom of his grandfather to say. "There's not a bit o' use in having brains! All they do is get you into trouble! A lucky idiot's ten times better off than a brainy man with a jinx on him! A smart man starts thinkin', and he thinks himself into a jail cell if his luck is bad, and good luck's wasted on him because it ain't reasonable and he don't believe in it when it happens! It's taken me ...
— The Pirates of Ersatz • Murray Leinster

Words linked to "Jinx" :   predestine, unfortunate, preordain, hex, foreordain, becharm, unfortunate person, voodoo, witch, charm, spell, magic spell, magical spell

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