Lady Luck

idiom
variants: or lady luck
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Lady Luck

used to refer to luck as if it were a woman
  • He blamed his problems on lady luck.
  • Lady luck smiled on him when they called his name as the prize winner.

Word by Word Definitions

lady play
  1. : a woman having proprietary rights or authority especially as a feudal superior

  2. : a woman receiving the homage or devotion of a knight or lover

  3. : virgin mary

luck play
  1. : a force that brings good fortune or adversity

  2. : the events or circumstances that operate for or against an individual

  3. : favoring chance

  1. : to prosper or succeed especially through chance or good fortune

  2. : to come upon something desirable by chance


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