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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jinx  \Jinx\,  n. 
  A  person,  object,  influence,  or  supernatural  being  which  is 
  supposed  to  bring  bad  luck  or  to  cause  things  to  go  wrong 
  [Slang] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jinx 
  n  1:  a  person  believed  to  bring  bad  luck  to  those  around  him 
  [syn:  {jonah}] 
  2:  an  evil  spell;  "a  witch  put  a  curse  on  his  whole  family" 
  [syn:  {hex},  {curse}] 
  v  1:  cast  a  spell  over  someone  or  something  put  a  hex  on  someone 
  or  something  [syn:  {hex},  {bewitch},  {glamour},  {witch}, 
  {enchant}] 
  2:  foredoom  to  failure 




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