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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of jinx.

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  • adj. (usually used colloquially) causing or accompanied by misfortune


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  • Their comments and questions have encouraged me to do some research and write follow-up columns about two of the teams I "jinxed" - the four-man softball team, the King and His Court, and the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team.


  • “That name jinxed it, if you ask me,” McCoy continued with a smirk.

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  • But I must agree with "jinxed" below, it's a war that has been going on for decades now.

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  • As for the movie being "jinxed" that is just so much malarky!

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  • I sort of can't decide if you're kind of jinxed or if you're just incredibly lucky.

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  • There was not a man in the Academy who would set foot inside the "jinxed" ship.

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  • Asked if Discovery was "jinxed," given the problems that have repeatedly delayed the veteran orbiter this week, Leinbach said "it's a machine, and every now and then, machines break, and right now, our machine is broken, and we need to go fix it."


  • Manage Britney Spears 'Facebook, Twitter, Harvard Degree Required Britney leaves' jinxed 'home behind and moves into $9m mansion as she starts afresh Robert Pattinson gets in trouble for cutting his trademark locks.


  • Jessica Simpson, the preacher's daughter from Abilene, Texas, is fighting back against unflattering tabloid portrayals and accusations that she "jinxed" her Dallas Cowboys quarterback boyfriend, Tony Romo.

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  • With so many homes on the market and so many foreclosures, the Naples area has developed "a black eye" nationally and lenders seem to feel that "everything down here is kind of jinxed,"



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