1. An evil spell; a curse.
2. One that brings bad luck.
1. To put a hex on.
2. To bring or wish bad luck to: “Chilly evening weather and a chain of minor snafus seemed to hex the $5,000-a-seat gala on Governors Island” (Newsweek).
[Pennsylvania Dutch, from German hexen, to hex, from Hexe, witch, from Middle High German hecse, from Old High German hagzissa.]
Hexagonal. Used of hardware, such as bolts and screws, with hexagonal heads or hexagonal sockets.
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|Adj.||1.||hexed – (usually used colloquially) causing or accompanied by misfortune
colloquialism – a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
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