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1) verb - To unintentionally curse someone or something by talking out loud about bad things that could potentially happen in the near future.
(Similar to the Knock on Wood superstition)

2) noun, exclamation - A game where two people try to be the first to shout "Jinx!" immediately after both people accidentally say the same word at the exact same time in a conversation. The person who says "jinx" first wins, and the loser is either branded unlucky until they win another round in the future, or in some cases, is expected to buy the winner a can or bottle of Coca-Cola.
1) Pete: "That engine does not sound right. I hope it doesn't blow up on you while you're driving."
Doug: "Come on, don't jinx it!"

2) Alice: "What's the word for it? Indo...indie..."
Both at once "Indigenous!"
Mary: "Jinx! Buy me a coke!"
Alice: "Damn it. Who even came up with the coke rule anyway?"
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A superstitious term meaning to give something bad luck or misfourtune
He hadnt got a bad grade all year, but by mentioning that to his friend he jinxed it.
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when two people coincidentally say the same phrase together at the same time, the first one to then say "jinx" puts bad luck on the other.
Tina and Heather both say "I'm going to the movies" simultaneously.

Heather one-ups Tina by saying declaring "jinx"!
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This occurs when two or more people say a word or phrase simultaneously. It is usually followed up with a childish taunt by the onlooker.
Person: "I can't remember if eggplant is a member of the thistle family."

(two or more people): "It is."

Person (or another uninvolved): "Jinx! You can't talk 'til somebody says your naaame!"
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Look, you're almost at your top score this time!
Dude! Don't talk about it! You'll Jinx it!
by atomic_poppy May 04, 2004
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Jinx is a term used by the weak minded who create a self fulfilling prophecy for their own downfall.
Person A: "I can't tell you my plans I don't want to jinx it."

Person B: "All that means is that you have no real faith in your plans and are going to fail."
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to say something at the same time as someone else. If you say "jinx you own me soda" then they owe you a soda.
Person 1 and 2: I like chesse.
Person 1: Jink you owe me a soda!
Person 2: Dang
by audel May 04, 2004
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