1. a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him
(hypernym) unfortunate, unfortunate person
2. an evil spell; "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me"
(synonym) hex, curse, whammy
(hypernym) spell, magic spell, charm
(derivation) hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant
1. cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
(synonym) hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant
(hypernym) charm, becharm
(derivation) hex, curse, whammy
2. foredoom to failure; "This project is jinxed!"
(hypernym) predestine, foreordain, preordain