what does " jinx" mean?

I have heard this word always connected to the idea of superticious things! is that correct? what does it mean exacly? a curse or something?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    A jinx, in popular superstition and folklore, is:

    - A sort of curse placed on a person that makes them prey to large numbers of minor misfortunes and other forms of bad luck

    - A person afflicted with a similar curse, who, while not directly subject to a series of misfortunes, seems to attract them to anyone in his general area.

    - An object or animal that brings bad luck.

    - A common slang term used when two people say the same thing at the same time (said as a game amongst the young and young hearted which suggests some kind of spooky supernatural interference).

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    A jinx is like a curse. Or if for example you are working on a project which keeps running into problems, you could say it was jinxed. Like doomed to have bad luck.

  • 1 decade ago

    A jinx is someone or something unlucky. A person can be "jinxed" meaning they are unlucky to be around.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Jinx (?), n.

    A person, object, influence, or supernatural being which is supposed to bring bad luck or to cause things to go wrong. [Slang]

    ~ Definition by Webster 1913

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  • 1 decade ago

    a jinx is kind of like a curse, but not so extreme, its supposed to be some kind of incantation that makes bad luck happen

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