hexed hexed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (usually used colloquially) causing or accompanied by misfortune

Usage(s):

  1. Once upon a time, a lovely princess pricked her finger on a hexed spindle, and along with the rest of the royal household fell into a deep repose.
  2. The hexed Brewster Aeronautical Corp.
  3. They are being hoisted by their own petard, hexed by their own magic, drowned in their own juices.

News

  • Mark Story: Is Kentucky Speedway cursed?

    From Carmaggedon (2011) to a blistering heat wave (2012) to torrential rainfall (2013), all three Sprint Cup races at Kentucky Speedway have endured challenging circumstances. Yet Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger says the track is not hexed.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Lexington Herald-Leader

Quotes

  1. "With Dallas sports, reporters like to use the word hexed or whatever. It doesn't matter what we do in the regular season," quarterback Clint Dolezel said. "We have to do whatever it takes to get to the championship."
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Clint Dolezel Source: Dallas Morning News

  2. "Free throws were better," Weber said in the understatement of the season. "A lot of times shooting is contagious. Some of the coaches blamed Steve Holdren when we finally missed because he hexed us in the huddle."
    on Dec 30, 2007 By: Bruce Weber Source: Peoria Journal Star

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