Definition of mischancy in English:

mischancy

adjective

(also mischauncy)
  • Originally: unlucky; unfortunate (chiefly Scottish and Irish English). Now usually: subject to (mis)chance; risky, dubious.

Pronunciation

mischancy

/ˌmɪsˈtʃɑːnsi/ /ˌmɪsˈtʃansi/

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Gavin Douglas (c1476–1522), poet and bishop of Dunkeld. From mischance + -y.