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LUCKY (luckier, luckiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lucky mean? 

LUCKY (adjective)
  The adjective LUCKY has 3 senses:

1. blessed with good fortune
2. having or bringing good fortune
3. favoring or bringing good luck

  Familiarity information: LUCKY used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

LUCKY (adjective)

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Blessed with good fortune

Context examples:

considered himself lucky that the tornado missed his house / a lucky guess


fortunate (having unexpected good fortune)

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Having or bringing good fortune

Context example:

my lucky day


apotropaic (having the power to prevent evil or bad luck)

hot (having or bringing unusually good luck)

serendipitous (lucky in making unexpected and fortunate discoveries)


fortunate (having unexpected good fortune)


unlucky (having or bringing misfortune)

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Favoring or bringing good luck


lucky; favorable; favourable; prosperous; golden

Context examples:

a favorable time to ask for a raise / lucky stars / a prosperous moment to make a decision


propitious (presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs or success)

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