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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Due to fluky scheduling, the Cougars played their first five games at home in Pullman.
Eric Murray saved a touchdown on a wild and fluky play down the left sideline just before halftime.
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.
The scoring pass was a little fluky as Oakland cornerback Dexter McDonald fell down, leaving Rodney Smith wide open for a 34-yard catch and run.
Never Be Disappointed’’ – was as easy as the rhythm Andy Dalton found after his first fade-back of the day, a sack-fumble mess that, looking back, was as fluky as snow in July.
There were two fluky touchdowns during Alabama's scrimmage on Saturday.
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.
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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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