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jinx

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[dʒɪŋks], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a person or thing that brings bad luck
(e.g: one was never to wish luck to someone going hunting or fishing, as it was seen as a jinx)


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early 20th century (originally US): probably a variant of jynx ‘wryneck’ (because the bird was used in witchcraft)


[dʒɪŋks], (Verb)

Definitions:
- bring bad luck to; cast an evil spell on
(e.g: the play is jinxed)


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[dʒɪŋks], (Interjection)

Definitions:
- said when two people inadvertently say the same thing at once
(e.g: ‘What's happened?’ we both say at exactly the same time. ‘Jinx!’)


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