Definition of lucky in English:



  • Having, bringing, or resulting from good luck.

    ‘you had a very lucky escape’
    ‘three's my lucky number’
    • ‘She felt so lucky to be the one able to have this son.’
    • ‘But he thinks himself lucky in a way.’
    • ‘See, it's times like these when I realise how lucky I am.’
    • ‘Bands should think themselves lucky to achieve such heights just once in their careers.’
    • ‘And I was extremely lucky to escape without any injuries.’
    • ‘I never was lucky in love and I thought that you were the one.’
    • ‘My mother was one of the lucky few who looked gorgeous when they cried.’
    • ‘A lucky few have mosquito nets and under each of them huddle several athletes.’
    • ‘Many anglers are lucky to catch one or two fish per season.’
    • ‘We've been lucky with the weather, but there's no way it's going to hold.’
    • ‘The mistake is quickly discovered, but the soldier counts himself incredibly lucky.’
    • ‘I am one of those lucky few, who could have played any sport.’
    • ‘If you've never heard that song, count yourself incredibly lucky.’
    • ‘We are lucky to live in a democracy and should not waste this opportunity.’
    • ‘If I'm lucky enough to survive I will probably be wheelchair-bound by then.’
    • ‘Such sights make us guys realise how lucky we are after all.’
    • ‘Only a few people are lucky enough to find their soulmates.’
    • ‘But a lot of people here, you know, they feel pretty lucky just to get that.’
    • ‘But talking to Tomas, I realise how incredibly lucky I am.’
    • ‘I don't know how I got so lucky to get a girlfriend like you.’
    providential, fortunate, advantageous, timely, opportune, serendipitous, expedient, heaven-sent, auspicious, propitious, felicitous, convenient, apt
    fortunate, in luck, blessed, blessed with good luck, favoured, born under a lucky star, charmed
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