(comparative luckier, superlative luckiest)
- Favoured by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune. Said of persons.
- a lucky adventurer
- The downed pilot is very lucky to be alive.
- Producing, or resulting in, good chance, or unexpectedly; favorable; auspicious; fortunate.
- a lucky mistake
- a lucky cast
- a lucky hour
From Middle English *lukky, *luckie, equivalent to luck +"Ž -y. Cognate with Scots lucky (“lucky"), West Frisian lokkich (“lucky, fortunate"), Dutch gelukkig (“lucky, forntunate, happy"). Compare also Danish lykkelig (“happy"), Swedish lycklig (“happy, lucky").