The definition of a fluke is an odd occurrence that happens and is unlikely to be repeated.(noun)
An example of a fluke is a snowstorm in July.
See fluke in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME floke < OE floc, akin to ON floki < IE base *plāg-, broad, flat > flag, Ger flach, flat, level
Origin: prob. < fluke, with reference to shape
See fluke in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English flōc; see plāk-1 in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Possibly from fluke1.
Origin: Origin unknown.
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