Definition of fluky
1 : happening by or depending on chance
2 : being unsteady or uncertain —used especially of wind
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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Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer no-hit the Marlins through seven and 1/3 innings on Wednesday, before surrendering a fluky hit to Miami’s A.J. Ellis.
Dubnyk did not yield a shot in the shootout and was particularly sharp during Tampa Bay’s third-period surge, rebounding nicely from a fluky second-period goal that was uglier than a Hanson brother.
Chimera got the Islanders on the scoreboard with a fluky goal.
In Alabama’s one loss this season or last, a fluky 43-37 defeat by Ole Miss in September 2015, the Rebels benefited from five turnovers and gave up none of their own.
After that fluky game, San Francisco has allowed an average of 36.5 points and now has to face a robust New Orleans offense that is riding high after the team beat Seattle last week.
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