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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)


Sense 1lucky [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Blessed with good fortune

Context examples:

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

Similar:

fortunate (having unexpected good fortune)


Sense 2lucky [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having or bringing good fortune

Context example:

my lucky day

Similar:

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)

Also:

fortunate (having unexpected good fortune)

Antonym:

unlucky (having or bringing misfortune)


Sense 3lucky [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Favoring or bringing good luck

Synonyms:

lucky; favorable; favourable; prosperous; golden

Context examples:

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

Similar:

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


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