from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Experiencing a period of misfortune or inability to succeed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Bitten by a snake.
- adj. Experiencing a period of bad luck; unlucky.
- adj. Jumpy, as if expecting to struck by sudden misfortune.
Whatever word means the opposite of snakebit, that is what the Republican party is right now.
"I'm kind of snakebit from 13 years ago," Stricker said.
This was followed by the BP oil spill, which made him look snakebit.
When it happens to YOU then you will snivel like a snakebit schoolgirl but as long as others are suffering its party time for a vile, subhuman like you.
A few days later, WSJ columnist Peggy Noonan came to a similar conclusion after declaring the Obama presidency "snakebit."
* I've heard of, but never known personally, dogs that have been snakebit, survived, and became fanatical snake killers.
Broadway's staging about the radioactive spider-bitten Peter Parker has been famously snakebit.
The snakebit production has also provided comic fodder for Next Media Animation's Taiwan-based animators and New Yorker cover artist Barry Blitt, as well as Conan O'Brien.
"In a one-run game, it's one hit, one bad pitch that makes the difference," said Motte, who was snakebit by Kinsler's bloop single.
- Obama is unlucky and "Americans get nervous when they have a snakebit president";
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