Synonyms for jinx
Antonyms for jinx
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JINX
He asked me whose it was; and he asked me about you, and, by jinx!
"It might be, if there were any such animal as a jinx," laughed Darrin.
By jinx, when I heard the Municipals were coming, I was scared they'd get him for sure.
That's why you get it cheap—if you'll take it and chase out the jinx that's been wished on me.
Ah kin help yo all ward off evil and jinx; ah kin help yo all git a job; ah kin help yo all ovah come the ruination uv yo home.
But the “jinx” had not yet deserted him, as he was soon to discover.
Here was another proof that the jinx was still camping on their trail.
Guess there is a jinx after this team all right, he growled.
Did you by any chance catch sight of the jinx thats been following us?
It seems at times as though a jinx were pursuing the Yankees, remarked Jim.
1911, American English, originally baseball slang; perhaps ultimately from jyng "a charm, a spell" (17c.), originally "wryneck," a bird used in witchcraft and divination, from Latin iynx "wryneck," from Greek iynx.
The verb is 1912 in American English, from the noun. Related: Jinxed; jinxing.
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