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Definition 1: an evil spell - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where jinx or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a witch put a curse on his whole family
  • he put the whammy on me

Synonyms for jinx in the sense of this definition

(jinx is a kind of ...) a verbal formula believed to have magical force

"he whispered a spell as he moved his hands" "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"

Definition 2: a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for jinx in the sense of this definition

(jinx is a kind of ...) a person who suffers misfortune

Definition 3: foredoom to failure - [verb of cognition]

Samples where jinx or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This project is jinxed!

(jinx is a kind of ...) foreordain or determine beforehand

Definition 4: cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for jinx in the sense of this definition

(jinx is a kind of ...) control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft

(... is a kind of jinx ) bewitch by or as if by a voodoo

(... is a kind of jinx ) place under a spell

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