Definition of fortunate
1 : bringing some good thing not foreseen as certain : auspicious <made a fortunate investment>
2 : receiving some unexpected good <How fortunate we are to get such a nice room!>
Examples of fortunate in a sentence
How fortunate we were to find that restaurant!
We should try to help others who are less fortunate than ourselves.
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FORTUNATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fortunate for English Language Learners
: having good luck : enjoying good fortune
: coming or happening because of good luck
FORTUNATE Defined for Kids
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