Related to snakebit: snake-like


 (snāk′bĭt′) also snake·bit·ten (-bĭt′n)
Experiencing a period of misfortune or inability to succeed.
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(ˈsneɪkˌbɪt) or


informal US unlucky; experiencing misfortune
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"Right now we are a little snakebit," said Wheeling coach Jason Wieder, whose team has played four consecutive 1-run games, losing three of them.
Stars' head coach Tom Brown was grateful to young netminder Wright for stepping in and doing a job: "We just needed to find a way tonight, we've been snakebit for a while so it was good to get the points.
It wasn't really so astonishing when I began to view Fisher as the potential antidote to my snakebit existence.
In a fight where Pacman was expected to walk all over his Australian foe, Manny left Brisbane having been snakebit for the second time in his career (the first was against Timothy Bradley in 2012, where the Filipino lost via split decision.
Ah'm snakebit and bound to die." (147) It is as if Rider here violently forces his way into the command center of the plantation logic, the site from within which Birdsong's hoax of a dice game holds it captive and continually prescribes the outcome and readability of any game, event, hunt, text, et cetera.
"For whatever reason, we've been snakebit this year, but we've galvanized."
Cohen's teams had been perennial contenders, but were "snakebit'' as he put it.
(13) Rider's final words to Birdsong mark the difference between his attentions to his own life and to those of the other players in the room: "Ah'm snakebit. Ah kin pass wid anything....
I would stay snakebit though, and spent the next morning in a cornfield goose pit with no luck whatsoever, a day for socializing.
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