Jinx vs. Jonah

Jinx vs. Jonah — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Jinx and Jonah

Jinxnoun

A person or thing that is believed to bring bad luck.

Jonahnoun

See Table at Bible.

Jinxnoun

A condition or period of bad luck that appears to have been caused by a specific person or thing.

Jonahnoun

One thought to bring bad luck.

Jinxverb

To bring bad luck to.

Jonahnoun

(Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship; he was saved by being swallowed by a whale that vomited him out onto dry land

Jinxnoun

A hex; an evil spell.

Jonahnoun

a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him

Jinxnoun

A person or thing supposed to bring bad luck.

Jonahnoun

a book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale

Jinxverb

(transitive) To cast a spell on.

Jinxverb

(transitive) To bring bad luck to.

Jinxinterjection

Used after the same response is said by two people simultaneously. Often, a game is played where the person who failed to say "jinx" first becomes "jinxed", whereby they cannot speak until someone says their name.

Jinxnoun

a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him

Jinxnoun

an evil spell;

a witch put a curse on his whole familyhe put the whammy on me

Jinxverb

cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something

Jinxverb

foredoom to failure;

This project is jinxed!