Definition of lucky
- a lucky rabbit's foot
We're lucky that things turned out as well as they did.
I feel lucky to be alive.
I count myself lucky to know you.
“I managed to get a ticket!” “Lucky you! They were all sold out by the time I got there.”
Tickets were available only for the lucky few.
The lucky winner will be given a brand new car.
I know you'll enjoy the show if you're lucky enough to get a ticket.
Congratulations on getting the job, you lucky dog .
He scored a goal on a lucky shot.
Their meeting was a lucky accident.
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: having good luck
: producing a good result by chance : resulting from good luck
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