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Noun: bad luck  bad lúk
  1. An unfortunate state resulting from unfavourable outcomes
    - misfortune, tough luck, ill luck
     
  2. An unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate
    "if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all";
    - mischance, mishap
     
  3. Unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event
    - misfortune

Type of: chance, circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, hazard, lot, luck, portion, trouble

Antonym: good luck

Encyclopedia: Bad luck