beginner's luck

noun

Definition of beginner's luck

: success when one is a beginner at something The success of his first restaurant was just beginner's luck.

Learn More About beginner's luck

Dictionary Entries Near beginner's luck

beginner

beginner's luck

beginning

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for beginner's luck

Cite this Entry

“Beginner's luck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beginner%27s%20luck. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on beginner's luck

Nglish: Translation of beginner's luck for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!