- The definition of snakebit is someone who has been characterized by bad luck or subject to a series of misfortunes.
When someone suffers a series of tragedies and losses all at once, this is an example of a person who might be described as snakebit.
☆ Informal having or characterized by bad luck; marked by a series of misfortunes, mistakes, etc.
Experiencing a period of misfortune or inability to succeed.
(comparative more snakebit, superlative most snakebit)