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Definition of "lucky" []

  • Having or attended by good luck. See Synonyms at happy. (adjective)
  • Occurring by chance; fortuitous. (adjective)
  • Believed to bring good luck: hoped to draw a lucky number. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lucky" in a sentence
  • "There has been another murder committed within a few miles of this place, which has given us something to gossip about, for the committee of vigilance had the good nature, purely for our amusement I conclude, to apprehend a lucky individual (I call him _lucky_ advisedly, for he had all his expenses paid at the Humboldt, was remunerated for his lost time, enjoyed a holiday from hard work, had a sort of guard of honor composed of the most respectable men on the river, and was of more consequence for four days than ever he had been in the whole of his insignificant little life before) whom somebody fancied bore a faint resemblance to the description of the murderer."
  • "I love you, Dad, I’m so lucky, I’m so lucky, I’m so lucky…"
  • "If Kelly heard the word lucky one more time, she decided, she would have to murder someone."