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Snakebitten

Posted by Bob on October 11, 2004

In Reply to: Snakebitten posted by DH on October 11, 2004

: Evidently it means having undergone misfortune, as in: E! Online News - Emmys Snakebitten by World Series

: I get nearly 3000 hits; but besides its literal meaning, scant definition

Dictionary.com says
Experiencing a period of misfortune or inability to succeed.
A hundred people can walk through the same area, but it's the truly unlucky soul who gets bitten.