Definitions for: Jinx


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



Webster (1913) 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]

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

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Famous Quotes Containing Jinx:


Much of my high-jinx have been drug-related. When you're under 30, whatever, but once you're past 40 it's just ugly.

-- Courtney Love (American Musician)

I write a good amount. I've been gathering up a backlog of stuff and maybe I'll do something with it someday, but I don't want to talk about it just yet because that would jinx it.

-- Macaulay Culkin (American Actor)

I've seen it too many times in Hollywood. Talking about a relationship in public can jinx it. And if you have your picture taken together, you might as well start packing your bags.

-- Gina Gershon (American Actress)


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