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Jinx!

interjection Said after two people unintentionally say the same thing at the same time. A and B: "Where's Mom?" A: "Jinx!"

Jinx, buy me a Coke!

informal Said after two people unintentionally say the same thing at the same time. A and B: "Where's Mom?" A: "Jinx, buy me a Coke!"
See also: buy

Jinx, you owe me a Coke!

informal Said after two people unintentionally say the same thing at the same time. A and B: "Where's Mom?" A: "Jinx, you owe me a Coke!"
See also: owe

put the jinx on (something or someone)

To invoke a curse upon someone or something that brings bad luck or failure. A: "Oh wow, he could get a shutout." B: "Did you really just say the S-word? Now you've put the jinx on him!" Someone must be putting the jinx on our company, because everything seems to be going wrong lately.
See also: jinx, on, put
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