(noun, verb, interjection)


1. Used after the same response is said by two people simultaneously. Often, a game is played where the person who failed to say "jinx" first becomes "jinxed", whereby they cannot speak until someone says their name.


1. a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him

Similar word(s): jonah

Definition categories: person, unfortunate

2. an evil spell

Similar word(s): curse, hex, whammy

Definition categories: communication, charm, spell


1. cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something

Similar word(s): bewitch, enchant, glamour, hex, witch

Definition categories: communication, becharm, charm

2. foredoom to failure

- This project is jinxed!

Definition categories: cognition, foreordain, predestine, preordain