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Definition of down on (one's) luck

down on (one's) luck

adjective

  • unlucky.
                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "White Rice", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 5 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
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    Last edited on Dec 16 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 16 2011.

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Other terms relating to 'down':

Definitions include: to prepare for hardship.
Definitions include: a fight or severe beating.
Definitions include: It means having to beat someone up.
Definitions include: to back down from a situation.
Definitions include: to vomit into a toilet.
Definitions include: also "bow down to the white porcelain god."
Definitions include: to sadden one.
Definitions include: to greatly impress a crowd.
Definitions include: unattractive.
Definitions include: a person who has oral sex and intercourse with multiple people.
Definitions include: to knuckle down; to submit to; to melt down; to be unable to take the heat; to give in.
Definitions include: overly formal, conservative.
Definitions include: to eat.
Definitions include: to give someone oral sex.
Definitions include: to stop being angry.

Other terms relating to 'luck':

Definitions include: good luck.
Definitions include: acronym for "good luck".
Definitions include: acronym for "good luck, have fun".
Definitions include: statement used to express doubt in the future success of someone's plan.
Definitions include: lucky
Definitions include: random luck.
Definitions include: to experience a lucky event.
Definitions include: in an irreparable bad situation.
Definitions include: acronym of "shit out of luck", meaning that there is nothing one can do to remedy some situation.

Other terms relating to 'on':

Definitions include: seemingly accidental but with a secret motive.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: See on (one's) plate.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: absolutely futile; pointless, worthless, inept or absurd; good-for-nothing or idiotic.
Definitions include: doing better after an unfavorable event.
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: used to describe a person that is angry and is scolding at someone.
Definitions include: to be involved with.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.

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