luckily

adverb
luck·​i·​ly | \ ˈlə-kə-lē How to pronounce luckily (audio) \

Definition of luckily

1 : in a lucky manner
2 : fortunately sense 2 luckily, we were on time

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But luckily, Jenner isn't making us wait any longer to see what the debut collection includes. Marci Robin, Allure, "Kylie Skin’s First Products Have Been Revealed, and They’re Surprisingly Affordable," 12 May 2019 Meghan and Harry showed several adorable moments of PDA during the royal baby's debut which were luckily caught on camera. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Showed the Sweetest PDA at the Royal Baby's Debut," 8 May 2019 My building has two locked doors (#safety) and luckily Amazon puts our packages inside the second door. Maddie Hiatt, House Beautiful, "This Flippable Mattress Changed My Life," 1 May 2019 Gomez apparently helped throw Courtney Barry, one of her besties, a beautiful shower that was—luckily for us—documented on social media. Abby Gardner, Glamour, "Selena Gomez Just Threw Her Best Friend an Incredibly Gorgeous Bridal Shower," 21 Jan. 2019 Stuart Weitzman luckily offers toddler to youth sizes in footwear for girls, ranging from ankle boots to sandals. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "6 Brands Meghan Markle Wears That Also Make Adorable Baby Clothes," 21 Feb. 2019 No one in the building was hurt, luckily, and the fire was extinguished, but copious amounts of water had seeped through the walls. Lonnie Firestone, Glamour, "It Took a Fire in My Building to Understand Marie Kondo's Method," 15 Jan. 2019 The on-site restaurant often books out months in advance, but luckily, the room service menu is equally as impressive (Buckley recommends the crab-stuffed donuts with wasabi and chopped egg). Bridget Hallinan, Condé Nast Traveler, "Flight Deal: U.S. to London from $422 Round-Trip on Virgin Atlantic," 1 Oct. 2018 Thursday broke up in 2011, regrouped in 2016, and are now celebrating their 20th anniversary with multishow stints in Los Angeles (or rather, Anaheim), New Jersey, New York, and, luckily, Chicago. Leor Galil, Chicago Reader, "New Jersey posthardcore giants Thursday revisit the two albums that made them legends," 15 June 2018

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First Known Use of luckily

1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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luckily

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of luckily

used to say that something good or lucky has happened

luckily

adverb
luck·​i·​ly | \ ˈlə-kə-lē How to pronounce luckily (audio) \

Kids Definition of luckily

: by good luck Luckily no one was hurt.

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