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lucky

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of lucky

  1. 1 having good luck the lucky gambler waltzed out of the casino with $10,000 Synonyms of lucky fortunate, happy Words Related to lucky blessed (also blest), favored, gifted, privileged; fair, golden, promising; hot Near Antonyms of lucky cursed (also curst), disadvantaged Antonyms of lucky hapless, ill-fated, ill-starred, luckless, snakebit (or snakebitten), star-crossed, unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky

  2. 2 coming or happening by good luck especially unexpectedly finding this $20 bill on the way to the candy store was a lucky break Synonyms of lucky fluky (also flukey), fortuitous, happy, heaven-sent, fortunate, providentialWords Related to lucky convenient, 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, profitableNear Antonyms of lucky inconvenient, inopportune, unseasonable, untimely; anticipated, expected, foreseen; deliberate, intentional, planned; inauspicious, unpromising; calamitous, catastrophic, disastrousAntonyms of lucky hapless, ill-fated, ill-starred, luckless, star-crossed, unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky

Synonym Discussion of lucky

lucky, fortunate, happy, providential mean meeting with unforeseen success. lucky stresses the agency of chance in bringing about a favorable result.
    • won because of a lucky bounce
fortunate suggests being rewarded beyond one's deserts.
    • fortunate in my investments
happy combines the implications of lucky and fortunate with stress on being blessed.
    • a series of happy accidents
providential more definitely implies the help or intervention of a higher power.
    • a providential change in the weather


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