accident-prone


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ac·ci·dent-prone

(ak'si-dent prōn),
1. Experiencing a greater number of accidents than would be expected of the average person in similar circumstances.
2. Having personality characteristics predisposing one to accidents.

accident-prone

describing a person who experiences accidents and accompanying injuries at a much greater than average rate.
Referring to a person’s real or perceived tendency to suffer from accidents of various types

accident-prone

adjective Referring to a person's real or percieved tendency to suffer from accidents of various types

ac·ci·dent-prone

(ak'si-dĕnt-prōn)
Term denoting one who suffers a greater number of accidents than an average person.

accident-prone

Unusually liable to suffer accidents. Liability to accidents is probably no more than an effect of carelessness and lack of imaginative foresight or sometimes aggression or non-conformity.

ac·ci·dent-prone

(ak'si-dĕnt-prōn)
1. Experiencing a greater number of accidents than would be expected of the average person in similar circumstances.
2. Having personality characteristics predisposing one to accidents.
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