Lucky definition

lŭkē
Believed to bring good luck.

A lucky coin.

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Having or attended by good luck.
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Believed to bring good luck.

Hoped to draw a lucky number.

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Having good luck; fortunate.
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Happening or resulting fortunately.

A lucky change.

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The definition of lucky is someone who has good fortune, something that brings good fortune, or something that results from good fortune and chance.

A person who wins the lottery is an example of someone who would be described as lucky.

A penny that causes good things to happen is an example of a lucky penny.

Getting a great job by chance is an example of a lucky break.

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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.

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Producing, or resulting in, good chance, or unexpectedly; favorable; auspicious; fortunate.

A lucky mistake.

A lucky cast.

A lucky hour.

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get lucky
  • to have sexual intercourse
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
lucky
Comparative:
luckier
Superlative:
luckiest

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of lucky

  • 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").

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