accident-prone


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ac·ci·dent-prone

(ăk′sĭ-dənt-prōn′)
adj.
Having or susceptible to having a greater than average number of accidents or mishaps.

accident-prone

adj
more liable than most people to be involved in accidents

ac′cident-prone`



adj.
tending to have more accidents or mishaps than the average person.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.accident-prone - having more than the average number of accidentsaccident-prone - having more than the average number of accidents
inclined - (often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency; "wasn't inclined to believe the excuse"; "inclined to be moody"
Translations

accident-prone

[ˈæksɪdəntˌprəʊn] ADJsusceptible a los accidentes

accident-prone

[ˈæksɪdntˌprəʊn] adjpredisposto/a agli incidenti
he's very accident-prone → è un vero passaguai
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