Examples of fluky in a Sentence
a fluky coincidence that kept me safely at home when the blizzard hit
the fluky selection of consecutive numbers on consecutive days of the lottery
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Week 1 tends to breed fluky results (the 49ers, for example, are 2–0 in openers but 5–25 elsewhere the past two seasons), so any seismic shifts in the conference landscape will have to wait.
The truth is this: There wasn’t anything fluky about Kansas’ 43-0 loss to TCU.
Well, the Rams have beaten the Seahawks in the past, but often there were fluky elements to those games.
Fifty-three more of those yards came on a completely fluky play down the left sideline, when the ball bounced off Terrance Mitchell’s chest and into the hands of Zach Ertz.
Every dog has his day, just like every pro player, even the most lumbering defender, has the ability to change the fate of his nation’s sporting aspirations with a fluky swing of his foot.
Due to fluky scheduling, the Cougars played their first five games at home in Pullman.
Traditionalists bemoan the reducing of a season’s worth of gains and falters to a single fluky set of nine innings, while adrenaline junkies love it for the same reason.
McCann scored on a fluky play in which a clear attempt ricocheted off him and into the net.
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First Known Use of fluky
Synonymsfortunate (also flukey), fortuitous, happy, heaven-sent, lucky, providential
Antonymshapless, ill-fated, ill-starred, luckless, star-crossed, unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky
Related Wordsconvenient, opportune, seasonable, timely; unexpected, unforeseen, unlooked-for; accidental, chance, coincidental, serendipitous; auspicious, bright, encouraging, fair, heartening, hopeful, promising, propitious; benign, favorable, golden, good, halcyon; advantageous, beneficial, profitable
Near Antonymsinconvenient, inopportune, unseasonable, untimely; anticipated, expected, foreseen; deliberate, intentional, planned; inauspicious, unpromising; calamitous, catastrophic, disastrous
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