get lucky

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of get lucky

1 : to have good luck : to succeed because of good luck
  • We thought all the tickets might have already been sold, but we got lucky—there were still a few left when we arrived.
2 informal : to succeed in finding or getting someone to agree to have sex with one
  • He's hoping to get lucky tonight.

Word by Word Definitions

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

lucky play
  1. : having good luck

  2. : happening by chance : fortuitous

  3. : producing or resulting in good by chance : favorable


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