accident-prone accident-prone

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having more than the average number of accidents

Usage(s):

  1. As an accident-prone President with an amiable but bumbling style, Ford has become a straight man for columnists, gagwriters and partygoers.
  2. Blair's accident-prone sidekick, John Prescott, is leaving, and a contest to replace him will run in parallel to any leadership race.
  3. Daily reports and features on the accident-prone Russian space station.

News

Quotes

  1. Mr Abbott said a "very inexperienced, accident-prone and ideologically rooted federal Labor team" could not be trusted to run the nation's health system.
    on May 14, 2007 By: Tony Abbott Source: The Age

  2. "I've done things like that too. It may seem silly to the public, but I have been in that situation, too," tight end Tony Scheffler said. "I'm accident-prone and I can tell you similar stories. He didn't get hurt too badly. He was here today...
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Tony Scheffler Source: 9NEWS.com

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