AskDefine | Define lucky

Dictionary Definition

lucky adj
1 blessed with good fortune; "considered himself lucky that the tornado missed his house"; "a lucky guess"
2 having or bringing good fortune; "my lucky day" [ant: unlucky]
3 tending to favor or bring good luck; "miracles are auspicious accidents"; "encouraging omens"; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision" [syn: auspicious, encouraging, favorable, favourable, prosperous] [also: luckiest, luckier]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • lŭkʹē, /ˈlʌki/, /"lVki/
  • Rhymes: -ʌki

Etymology

Adjective

  1. Favored by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune; said of persons.
    a lucky adventurer
    he is very lucky
  2. Producing, or resulting in, good chance, or unexpectedly; favorable; auspicious; fortunate.
    a lucky mistake
    a lucky cast
    a lucky hour

Synonyms

Translations

of people, having good fortune
being good by chance

Extensive Definition

Lucky is an adjective that means favored by, or producing, luck or good fortune.
Lucky may also refer to:

Animals

  • Lucky (dog), a Bouvier des Flandres owned by US President Ronald Reagan
  • Lucky the Rabbit, an American rabbit that survived torture with explosives

Brand names

Fictional characters

Film and television

Literature

Music

* Lucky (album), an album by Melissa Etheridge

Places

Other

See also

lucky in German: Lucky
lucky in French: Lucky
lucky in Italian: Lucky
lucky in Dutch: Lucky
lucky in Japanese: ラッキー
lucky in Swedish: Lucky

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